• Jack G. Ward

    9 May 2019

  • Sedan – Jack G. Ward, 92, of Sedan, KS, passed away on Thursday, May 9. 2019, at the Gansel House in Independence, Kanas.  He was born on November 8, 1926, at Sedan, KS, the son of Frank D. and Marguerite E. Ward.

    Jack graduated from Sedan High School in 1944.  Jack married Sarah L. Hassard on August 1, 1947.  She preceded him in death on June 10, 2004.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, Carl Ward; sister, Annalea Corbin Kerr, and daughter-in-law, Tammy Ward.

    Survivors include a daughter, Linda Stancliffe and son-in-law, Kent Stancliffe of Lecompton, Ks; a son, Roger Ward, of Independence, KS; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and a sister, Shirley Shirkey, of San Jose, CA.

    Jack was a veteran of WWII and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Jack worked over the years in Sedan as a plumber and electrician; he was a Police Officer later becoming the Chief of Police; he drove a school bus to sporting events and band trips; he served as a volunteer fire fighter; and worked for the U.S. Postal Service before retirement.  He also worked security at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, KS, for over 20 years.

    Jack served as a deacon at the First Baptist Church in Sedan for many years, and was given the title of Lifetime Honorary Deacon by the church.  He was the first deacon to receive this title.

    Jack loved to hunt and was an avid fisherman.  He belonged to Bass & Badges and fished in many tournaments over the years.

    Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Sedan with Pastor Mark Davis of the First Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery in Sedan.

    Family and friends may call on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Dickens Family Funeral Home in Sedan.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church in Sedan.

     

  • 11 comments

    I will miss my banana pie buddy...before I moved away every time he saw me he asked for a banana pie and if course I would always make him one...sleep sweet Jack my friend

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    Never saw him in a bad mood. He was always happy and uplifting. What a long full life lived!

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    Jack was a great man and will be missed.

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    Prayers for all the family,

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    May you rest in peace. Praying for your family.

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    May God shelter you under his mighty wings at this time. May you remember your Dad with wonderful, warm, and funny memories.

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    Thank you for your service. My wish for family and friends is have comfort in the years of faithfulness to his love of GOD, country and community. Rest easy, Jack, job well done....

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    Jack was a very sweet man and we be missed by so many . Tell we see each other again in heaven Jack !

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    Sure gonna miss those days of fishing with that old man....I never could out fish him even if he was trying to let me win

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    I love u Grandpa N I will be missing u alot grandpa

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    Linda, Your Dad was very special cuz. We always enjoyed seeing him when in the area. Many times we saw them at the State Fair. You are in my prayers. Love you all Ellie and Don

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