Jesse Ward, 73, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO formerly of Forester, AR passed away Monday, August 22, 2016, at the NorthCare Hospice House at North Kansas City Hospital. He was born September 3, 1942 in Forester to Lois and Mildred (Christenberry) Ward.
Jesse was a veteran of the United States Navy and spent the majority of his working career as a carpenter. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and whistling.
He married Martha Lee in Lexington, MO in 1965. In addition to Martha, survivors include three children, Vernon Lee Ward, Sherri Renee Brown and Kevin Ray Ward; six half-brothers; four half-sisters; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. His parents preceded him in death.
A private gathering of family and friends will be held at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. Memories of Jesse and condolences may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.