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“I seved with Ralph in VQ-4 in the early 70.We grew up not far from each other in Pa. ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Curtis A. Seltzer AECS USN Ret. - MD

“Deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Robert Rudolph - West Middlesex, PA

“I guess it's now been at least 25 yrs ago when a small group of us played golf at old Plano Municipal Golf Course every weekend. I spent many...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Paul Craig - McKinney, TX

“Pauline even though we have only know Ralph and you a few years we always enjoyed visiting with you both. Our prayers go out to you and your family. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Cherrie and Ken Corn - Lorena, TX

“I was TTY repair in the AT shop and got to know Ralph. A group of us even had a get together in Dallas back in the late 70's. Our prayer's go out...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Mike "Cajun" Besse - Rayne, LA

“Aunt Pauline, Mitch, Jerry, Sheryl Each of you are in or daily thoughts and prayers. We will surely miss Uncle Ralph. He is and always will be a one...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: William Cooper - Panama City, FL

“Sheryl, My prayers are with you and your family at this time. Brenda "From the Lord we draw our strength" ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Brenda Long - Farmersville, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss Pauline. Some 28 years ago, Ralph (along with Luther Bryant) took a young, brash, know-it-all kid and provided me with...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Steve "Scooper" Knoup - Allen, TX

“Pauline, I am so sorry for your loss. I was in the Navy with Ralph at Pax and I also worked at Rockwell in Richardson. My condolences to you and all...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: JJ Caruso - Paris, TX

“Pauline I am sorry to hear of Ralph's passing. He was always a good friend.I hope you and kids find comfort in the man with the plan for all of us. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Marty Martin - Grandy, NC

“We are so sorry. We both love you and Ralph so much, and talk about the great times, the "grumpy old men" retirement celebration and accolades they...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Luther and Mary Lee Bryant - TX

“Gerry and Phyllis, I am so very sorry for your loss. It is obvious he was very loved and a great influence on you all. I will keep you and your...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Vicki Carter - Hot Springs, AR

“My sincere condolences to you Pauline and the rest of the family. Ralph and I spent many a day at Pax River on TACAMO, as well as at Rockwell...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Charles Fry - Mineola, TX

“Sheryl, Our prayers and condolences are with you and your family. May God's peace surround you during this time. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Pamela Baker - Wylie, TX

“My sympathy in your loss. It was a great time working with Ralph on Tacoma at Rockwell. I will miss him. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Ronald Babb - Tacoma, WA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Harry E. Rhodes - Allen, TX

“Our deepest sympathy to the Ward family. You are in our thoughs and prayers. So thankful for the time we shared last summer. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Jim & Jeanne Patterson - PA

“Dear, dear Pauline, you have our deepest sympathy in your loss. You know that I'm just an email and phone call away. We love you and will remember...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Al and Karen Espinosa - Aurora, IL


Ward, Ralph passed away on January 22, 2013, at age 76 in Plano, Texas. Ralph grew up in Leesburg Pa. a small town north of Pittsburgh Pa. He joined the Navy in 1955. He married his soul mate Pauline in 1957 in Harrisville, Pa. He retired from the Navy after 20 years of service in 1975 and went to work for Rockwell International in Dallas, TX and retired in 1998 at the age of 62. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, family and friends traveling all over the U.S. His passions were Golf, Camping and Sports. He is preceded in death by his father, Gerald A. Ward and his mother, Amber E. Ward. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Pauline; sons, Mitchell Ward and wife, Michelle, Gerald Ward and wife, Phyllis; daughter, Sheryl Myers and husband, Jeff; 7 grandchildren, Matthew, Kevin, Jonathan, Micah, Jacob, Olivia, Madison; sister, Leora Ann Snook and husband, Jack; niece, Shannon McCarty and husband, Ryan.

Visitation will be from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Restland Funeral Home in Dallas, TX.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 3:00 PM in the Restland Wildwood Chapel.