Mr. Ronald Lee Ward, 80, of Sanford passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sanford. He was born in Colorado Springs, CO. Ronald was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses for over 50 years.

Ronald is survived by a son, David Ward of Sanford; 4 daughters, Alicia Shytle of Broadway, Amanda Meisel and husband Steve of Sanford, Jennifer Hall and husband of Michael of Garner, Allison Sprouse and husband Jamey of Sanford; 10 grandchildren, Shelley Ward, Isaac Ward, Jessica Gallegos and husband Freddy, Alyssa Francisco, Alex Francisco, Kaytlen Patterson and Caroline Taylor, Cameron Hall, Carter Hall and Hannah Hall; 4 great-grandchildren, Jaydon, Chase, Eli, and Mia.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2201 Hawkins Ave., Sanford, NC 27330.