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Lawrence "Porky" Dean Ward

April 28, 1958 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 63)


Lawrence “Porky” Dean Ward, age 63 of Whiteville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at his residence. 

Porky, as he was lovingly known, was born on April 28, 1958.   He was the son of the late Lawrence Harold Ward and Daisy Mayzell Milligan Ward.  

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at Worthington Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Columbus Memorial Park; Rev. Kevin Kinlaw and Rev. Jonathan Simmons will officiate. 

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the funeral home. 

He is survived by his wife, Donna Boswell Ward of Whiteville; children, Deidre W. Collins (Scott) of Lake Waccamaw, Coty L. Ward (Chelsea) of Clarkton, Zachary D. Ward (Emily) of Tabor City, Halie Ward Hayes (Deon) of Cerro Gordo and Christopher Williamson (Robin) of Spartanburg, SC; siblings, Donald Hill of Bladenboro, Bobby Ward of Clarkton, and Glenda W. Bartley of Evergreen; grandchildren, Emma Grace Berry, DaeLyne Rae Ward, Jace Anthony Collins, Emerson Drake Hayes, Dakota Lawrence Ward, River Scott Collins, Alex Hunter Strickland, Kylee Rose Strickland, Christopher Hayden Williamson. 

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the burial fund; c/o Worthington Funeral Home- PO Box 352, Chadbourn, NC 28431.

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Funeral Service


November 6, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Worthington Funeral Home
405 E. Strawberry Blvd
Chadbourn, NC 28431

Funeral Service
November 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Worthington Funeral Home
405 E. Strawberry Blvd
Chadbourn, NC 28431

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