William Joseph Ward
William Joseph Ward, 87 of Perry, passed away on Sunday April 14, 2019 at his home. He was born in Hume, NY on April 4, 1932 a son to the late Warren and Minnie (Burkart) Ward.
He was a graduate of Castile High School. Bill worked for the Conable and Southview Farms in Castile for many years retiring at the age of 85. He loved farming and his family.
He is survived by his wife Eileen (MacQuarrie) Ward whom he married on Nov. 30, 1985, 2 daughters Brenda Converse of Harrison, NY and Rebecca Arft of Piffard, NY, 2 sons: Keith Ward of Hawaii, Dennis (Kathy) Ward of South Carolina, 3 brothers: Arnold Ward, Warren “Jr.” (Zieska) Ward and Raymond (Charlene) Ward all of Castile, 4 grandchildren Gary G. Converse II, Charissa J. Converse, Robert William Converse, Keneke Keka Ward, 6 great grandchildren Devin Donnelly, Cohen Donnelly Elizabeth Donnelly, Nicholas Converse, Gary G. Converse III and Dakota Converse, along with several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parent he is preceded in death by a sister Betty Livingston and sister-in-law Patricia Ward.
Family and friends may call from 11:00AM-1:00PM at Eaton Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530 on Monday April 22, 2019, where Funeral Services will follow at 1:00PM at the Funeral Home. William will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.