John K. Ward
John K. Ward, 63, of Bonita Springs, FL, died on January 12 at Avow Hospice, surrounded by his loving family and friends after a short illness.
Born in Ravenna, Ohio to the late Richard & Anne (Hahn) Ward, John graduated from Rootstown High School in 1969, and was immediately drafted into the Army, serving his country in Vietnam. After being honorably discharged from the Army, he relocated to Bonita Springs over 30 years ago, and became an electrician. His love of cars and motorcycles was known by all, and he especially loved his dog Blackie.
John is survived by his sisters, Mary Ellen Rothacher, Ruth Williams, Pat (Scott) Coy, Rita (Allen) Lengyl; his brothers Tom Ward, Michael (Rachel) Ward; his many nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by brother Richard Ward. John will be deeply missed by his entire family, friends and co-workers both in Florida and Ohio.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 19 at 3:00 pm at the Bonita Springs American Legion Hall, 27678 Imperial Shores Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL. Final interment will be in Rootstown, OH at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to: Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.
(All Cremation Options, 239-436-3700 (RC 1-18-14)