William H. Ward, 88, Kokomo, passed away at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo. He was born Oct. 16, 1932, in Frankfort, the son of the late Russell Ira and Thelma Mae (Myers) Ward. On June 26, 1952, in Frankfort, he married Nellie Ramona Avery, who preceded him in death on Sept. 9, 2016.

William was a 1951 graduate of Frankfort High School. He retired from General Motors and had previously worked for PR Mallory in Frankfort. William was a member of Moose Lodge #7 in Frankfort and the Howard Masonic Lodge #93. He enjoyed bowling, NASCAR, golf, IU Basketball, and visiting with family and friends. Some of his favorite memories include vacationing with family at the beach. His sense of humor and laughter will be missed by those who knew and loved William including his faithful doggie, Bo.