Douglas Ward, 1946 ~ 2013
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Douglas Raymond Ward was born March 26, 1946, in Greenville, S.C., to Joseph Henry Ward and Evelyn Ethel Murphy. Douglas passed away June 12, 2013, peacefully in his sleep.

Doug is survived by his children: Lucenda and Aaron Woodard, Raymie and Joe McKeon and Isaiah and Megan Ward; and by his five grandchildren: Jace Woodard, Brendon Woodard, Kilee Woodard, Dayson Ward and Elizabeth McKeon. Doug is also survived by his two brothers, Jerald and James Ward, and sister, Sharon McElhaney.

Doug was an incredibly devoted son, father, and brother. He was a wonderful friend, member and server in the community and member of the First Baptist Church of Moab. 

Papa Doug is known for his joy of serving others, wild adventures, love of photography, and his amazing smile.

You might say there were three things that Doug firmly believed in: God, Family and the Power of Pepsi.

Doug taught by example that it should be easy to give and difficult to receive.

He has blessed the lives of all who knew him, and even though we know he is happy and where he wants to be, he will be very missed.

Services will be held on Saturday, June 22 at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 420 MiVida Dr., Moab, followed by burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are welcome.

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