(Orange, Texas)

October 15, 2013

Bobbie Lee Ward

The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Bobbie Lee Ward, 79, of Orange, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at Silsbee Oaks Health Care.


Funeral services will be 2pm, Friday, October 18, 2013, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Chris Eppler and Justin McCorkle, both of Mauriceville Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.


Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm, Thursday at the funeral home.


Born in Navarro County, Texas, on November 1, 1933, Bobbie was the son of Robert M. and Gladis Bell (Green) Ward. He served in the United States Army and worked as a teacher for West Orange- Cove for over 32 years. He was a member of the Mauriceville Church of Christ. Bobbie loved football, especially the Mustangs, and he loved his garden.


Bobbie is survived by his wife, Sybil Ward of Mauriceville; daughter, Jenny Burgins and husband Randy of Rockmart, Georgia; sons, Michael Anthony Ward and wife Nina of Mauriceville, David Lee Ward of Mauriceville; grandchildren, Jason, Jessica, Josh, Rachel, Tina, Mark, Justin; and six great-grandchildren.

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