Robert Ward

Obituary of Robert Allen Ward

Robert A. “Bob” Ward 1961-2021 Robert A. “Bob” Ward, 60, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021. He was born August 15, 1961 in St. Joseph to Raymond and Shirley (Luebe) Ward. He was married to Susan Bennett-Ward from 2010 to 2016. He married Billie Jean Cornelius on July 30, 2017. She survives of the home. Bob spent most of his life working as a laborer. He worked at Summit Trucking and retired from Johnson Controls in 2017. He loved traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his father. Survivors include his wife, Billie Jean; mother, Shirley Ward; children, Catrena Miller, Sheena Swinney, Tad Ward, Cody Ward; stepchildren, Kody Cornelius, Christian Hurt, Jr., Ashley Hurt, and Samantha Ramirez; 27 grandchildren; siblings, William “Bill” Ward, Lawrence “Larry” Ward, and Bruce Pace; uncle, Jerry Ward. There will be a funeral service for Robert “Bob” Ward Saturday morning at 11:00 A.M. at South Park Methodist Church, 2802 S. 19th St., St. Joseph, MO 64503. Dinner to follow in the basement of the church. Cremation under the direction of Simplify Cremations and Funerals. The family requests contributions to Bob’s Funeral Fund. To donate online or sign the online guestbook, please visit Bob’s Tribute page at
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Farewell Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 20, 2021
South Park Methodist Church
2802 S. 19th St.
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
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