December 31, 1932 ~ March 6, 2007
Ward, Richard Arlen a 28 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in Torrance. Born in Batavia, NY, Richard was 74 when he died. Richard had served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a Machinist for 32 years, 3 of which was for McDonald Douglas in Torrance, CA. He enjoyed Ships, playing cards, building remote controlled air planes, learning to operate his computer, watching movies, and reading. His passion was that he longed to own his own boat or yacht. He was a fan of The Buffalo Bills football team, and Andre Agassi tennis player.He is survived by his loving Wife, Shirley Ward of Torrance, CA, Son, David and wife Sonia Ward of Torrance, CA, Son, Keith and wife Whitney Ward of Hawthorne, CA and Daughter, Beth Wood of Hesperia, CA, and Brother, Warren and wife Betty Ward, three grandchildren and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by Father, Edward Ward and Mother, Lillian Ward. The memorial service will be held at Rice Mortuary Chapel on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. A reception will follow in Rice's Lighthouse Reception Room from 12 Noon until 2:00 P.M.
Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to...The American Heart Association
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