Hershel (Paw Paw) Gilson Ward, age 82 of Nashville, Arkansas, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at his home in Nashville with his family by his side. He was born September 18, 1933 in Bodcaw, Arkansas to the late Lee and Mary Beck Ward. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Ward loved coon hunting and watching the Arkansas Razorbacks. He also loved hanging out at the local coffee shop with his friends. Preceding him in death was his wife, Vada Jean Ward: his parents; and his siblings, Curtis, Wiley, Garner, Leda, Josie, Reesie and Virgie. His survivors include two children, a son, Mike Ward and a daughter, Pam Carver; special friend, Tony Stewart; one brother, Tee Ward; five grandchildren, Susan, Joshua, Amy, Melissa and James; nine great grandchildren, Brooklyn, Kelby, Jordan, Kason, Sunee, Sophie, Kash, Maddie, and Jeremiah; as well as a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends at Nashville Funeral Home on Wednesday night April 13, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. You may send the family an online sympathy message to www.nashvillefh.com.