Richard
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 T

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  1. Dave I am so sorry to hear about your Dad,I know you will miss him deeply. your Mother and Family are in my prayers, Love Aunt Abbie

  2. MOM, DAVE , KEITH, MY HEART AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO ALL OF YOU. I WILL MISS Rich and all of the fun we had together, the laughs, card playing, bbq’s…he is in God’s wonderful hands now and not suffering at all. and he wouldnt want you all to be unhappy, just put your trust in the Lord and he will take good care of all of you. Mom, i love you so much and my prayers are for you the most, keep your head up and remember all of the good that you and Rich shared. i love you.

  3. DAVID, WE WERE SO SAD WHEN WE HEARD THE NEWS ABOUT YOUR FATHER.WE DIDN’T KNOW HIM ALL THAT WELL, BUT I DO KNOW IT REALY HURTS TO LOSE SOMEONE THAT YOU LOVE. I JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT WE ARE HERE IF YOU NEED ANYTHING. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY, GOD BESS YOU ALL LOVE REY,LOIS & JEFF

  4. SHIRLEY, I WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO THAT PICTURE OF US GETTING MARRIED? I DIDN’T SEE IT IN THE REVIEW,HA,HA,HA. I HOPE YOUR DOING GOOD.SEE YOU SOON.CARL

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