- Ada, Oklahoma


September 24, 2013

Charles Eugene Ward

Sasakwa —

Charles Eugene Ward, 74, of Sasakwa passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Oklahoma City.

He was born Aug. 19, 1939, in Sasakwa to the late Charlie Leroy Ward and Ida Lee Crosby Ward. He married Lisa Jones Oct. 24, 1987.

Eugene attended Sasakwa public schools and was a self-employed cattle buyer. He raised cattle and racing horses. He worked for Steve’s and Johnson Oil Co. as a pumper.

Preceding Eugene in death are his parents and half brother, Troy Ward.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa, of the home; two daughters, Sophia Watters and husband, Jeff, of Saskawa, and Sally Tarver and husband, David, of Konawa; son Shawn Ward and wife, Ladonna, of Council Hill; granddaughters Heather and husband, Justin Clifford, of Allen, Holly and husband, John Goodson, of Holdenville, Amber Palmer and husband, Steven, of Konawa, Kristin Daugherty and husband, Jimmy, of Fort Gibson; grandsons Reece Aldridge of Konawa, Ross Aldridge of Konawa, Shane Ward and wife, Pam, of Council Hill, Scott Ward and wife, Haley, of Ada, Andy Ward of Council Hill and Travler Ward of Council Hill; great-grandchildren Rush Black, Rylan Black, Madalen Clifford, Remington Clifford, Roper Goodson, Rance Goodson, Rowdy Palmer, Reanna Palmer, Lane Ward, Chelsi Daugherty and Caleb Daugherty; brothers and sisters Sonny Ward, Sasakwa, Oval Ward and wife, Leeann, of Hitchita, Jackie Clifton and husband, Wayne, of Sasakwa, and Nyoka Davis and husband, Jerry Don, of Spaulding; half sister Donna Ward of Holdenville; half brothers Beaver Ward of Shawnee and Rocky Ward; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Shane Ward, Scott Ward, Andy Ward, Reece Aldridge, Ross Aldridge and Rush Black.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ed George officiating and burial at Oakwood Cemetery.

An online guestbook is available at


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