September 7, 1927 - November 9, 2014
Memorial services for Lewis A. Ward, Jr., 87, of Cochran, who died Sunday, November 9, 2014 in the Carl Vinson VA Center, will be held Sunday, November 16, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Mr. Ward was born in Greenville, SC, son of the late Lewis A. Ward, Sr. and Clela Whiting Ward. He had lived in Cochran since 1971, where he setup, built and managed for 35 years Lithonia Lighting Company moving from Conyers, GA. He attended Georgia Institute of Technology and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict serving in the United States Coast Guard and United States Army. He had a love of aviation and was a former employee of Perfection Plastics of Opelika, AL and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a former member and past president of the Cochran Rotary Club and former Director of First Georgia Federal Bank of Cochran. Survivors include: wife, Peggy M. Ward of Cochran; children, Delores (Jerry ) Peace of Greenwood SC, Gina (Mike) Dill of Simpsonville, SC, Donna (Quin) Mathis of Maldin, SC, Beverly (Ron) Cleveland of Williamson, SC, Yvonna (Ossie) DeLay of Woodstock, GA, Victor (Carol) Bailey of Washington, GA, Angela Ward of Atlanta, GA; godson, Dr. Patrick (Julie) Lucas of Watkinsville, GA; sisters, Virginia Shirley of Greer SC and Nancy Fienemann of Hohenwald, TN; 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. The family will meet friends after the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to: Bold Mission Builders, c/o Joel Brown, 450 Pine Lane, Covington, GA, 30016 or the Whipple House renovations c/o Cochran First Baptist Church, Dykes Street, Cochran, GA 31014.
Memorial services for Lewis A. Ward, Jr., 87, of Cochran, who died Sunday, November 9, 2014 in the Carl Vinson VA Center, will be held Sunday, November 16, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Mr. Ward was born in Greenville,... View Obituary & Service Information
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