Devin Alan Ward, 48, Lawrence, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Graveside inurnment is planned for 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, 2013, in the natural section of Oak Hill Cemetery, 1605 Oak Hill Ave., Lawrence.

He was born Aug. 13, 1964, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Roger Ward and Barbara Powell.

He graduated from Ottawa High School in 1984, later attending classes at Pittsburg State University.

He moved to Lawrence in 1989.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Shelly Leigh Ward, Ottawa; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Reid Ward, Ottawa; and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Yockey, Osage City.

Survivors include his two children, son, Treet Ward, and daughter, Abigail Ward, both of Lawrence; his mother and step-father, Barbara and John Powell, Osage City; and his father and step-mother, Roger and Cheryl Ward, Ottawa; along with aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family suggests memorial contributions in his name through Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence KS 66044.

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