Mr. Carlton Albert Ward, 86, of Elon passed away at the Hospice Home on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 10:12 p.m.
A native of Caswell County, he was the son of Tim Ward and Onie Eastwood Ward, both deceased. Mr. Ward was formerly employed with Cone Mills. He was an avid rabbit hunter. Carlton was also a NASCAR and Atlanta Braves fan.
Survivors include four sons, Blane Ward and Marci of Caswell County, Tony Ward and Becky of Whitsett, Ricky Ward and Randy Ward; two granddaughters, Toni Ward and Morgan W. Stephens and Zack; three great-grandchildren, Carson, Axle and Maddox; brother, Otis Ward; two sisters, Mamie Lou Hodge and Jeanetta Hamby; and friend and companion, Maxine Robertson of Elon. He was preceded in death by one sister, Mamie Sue Ward Penley.
The funeral service will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. by Pastor Jimmy Bledsole with the family receiving friends from 12:45 until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at Mt. Adar Baptist Church Cemetery, Mebane, NC.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
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