Richard Lynn Ward, 56, husband, father, son and brother, died Monday, Jan. 14, 1991.

Originally from Salt Lake City, Mr. Ward, the son of Erma Simons and the late John M. Ward, had lived in Cary, No. Carolina, for over 18 years.Survivors: Wife, Kathleen Peggy Peterson Ward; son and daughter-in-law, David Richard and Susan Ward; daughter and son-in-law, Christy and Daniel Martschenko; brothers, Blaine R. Ward, Robert J. Ward, and William E. Ward; sister, Jean Ward Hunt; niece, Holly Muir Ottesen.

Noted for his dedication and loyalty, Mr. Ward was employed with IBM for over 30 years. Blessed with talents in handy-work and problem-solving, he was always willing to serve neighbors, family and friends. His membership in the High Priest Quorum of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints also brought many opportunities for service, and he was well-loved for his work with the young adults and missionary efforts. Despite his many outside commitments, his family always knew they were his first priority.

Memorial services Friday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m., Larkin Mortuary, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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