James "Jimmy" Ward, Jr.

James "Jimmy" Ward, Jr.

Suffolk, VA
01.31.1961 - 08.29.2020
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James “Jimmy” Ward, Jr., 59, went to  be with the Lord on August 29, 2020. He was the son of the late James L. Ward, Sr., and Jerry D. Ward. He is predeceased by a stepson, Jacob A. Daughtrey; sisters, Linda K. Griffin and Debra K. Welge.

Jimmy was proud to have served our country in the United States Marine Corps and recently retired from Unilever Lipton Tea.

Some of Jimmy’s fondest memories were spending time with his family and friends on the beach, camping and by his backyard pool, where he was proud to have taught his grandson to swim.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 26 years, Linda H. Ward; stepdaughter, Amanda K. Daughtrey; grandson, Tristan E. Johnson; sisters, Karen K. Branche (Bill) and Gale K. Wright (Steve) and many more loving family members and friends.

A visitation will be held at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 6 to 7:30 PM. A private service will be held at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Rd, Suffolk, VA 23434.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the many friends who have provided meals and comfort over the past few months. Condolences may be registered at www.RWBakerFH.com

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
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So sorry for the loss, jimmy was a great friend and coworker, I worked with him many years at lipton, I will miss him.

Steven williams

The Wards have been wonderful neighbors and friends. Jimmy was a great help whenever i needed any thing. He will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to his family in this time of sorrow.

Cindy Morgan

So so sorry for your Loss. If i can do anything please call.

Dorothy Howell

So sorry for your loss. Jimmy and I had done a few projects over the years at Lipton. He will never be forgotten. Thank you for great memories and may you Rest In Peace my friend.

Joseph Stafford

Dorry for your loss

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you nd your family. God bless

So sorry fi

debbie boone

I’m so sorry for Jimmy’s loss. I taught Jimmy in high school, and I sometimes ran into him from time to time. He was a good person, and it was always a pleasure to see him. Holding all his family close in my heart.

Kay Weaver Hurley

So sorry for your loss
Regina Thacker

Regina Thacker

Linda, so sorry for your loss. Jimmy was a good friend and helped me in many different ways.
There wasn't a time where we couldn't make each other laugh or help each other work our way out of jams @ work. He will be missed.

Stacey Riddick

Linda, sorry to hear about the passing of Jimmy. Have not seen you in a while but my heart breaks for you.
May he rest in peace.

Jim Clark

Linda by heart breaks for you and your family, Jimmy was one of the most caring loyal friend, from high school and many years afterwards! So many fun memories hanging out together, concerts and camping. He was a awesome person and will truly be missed. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Linda.❤️

Jackie Taylor

So sorry to hear of the passing of Jimmy it wasn't nothing he wouldn't do if you asked him to at work...He did it and never complain or got mad with ...He you to always tease me and say you getting ready to paige your sister so yall vould break together and we would laugh cause I always would say yup...He will be missed

Naomi Barnes

I was so blessed to be able to call Jimmy a friend, I must say he was one of the greatest persons to walk on this earth. There was nothing he wouldn't do for you if he called you a friend and there will never be another day in my life I want think of him. Rest In Peace my Friend and smile with the angles above.

Ricky L Gregory Sr

My condolences to the family, what a great friend.

Cliff Brown

Linda I’m so sorry to hear such bad news. Jimmy was one of a kind. Never will forget the days he lived with us. We had much laughter and talks over the years. I know your heart is broken. I have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Ann Bezek

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