Tim Ward, 57, of Alma passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. He was born Dec. 20, 1959, in Chicago to the late Levy and Goldie Ward. He was a retired sergeant with the U.S. Army, having served 24 years. He had worked for OK Foods in Fort Smith and was a former member of the Christian Motorcycle Association and Road Riders for Jesus Motorcycle Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Ward.

He is survived by his wife, Teri Ward of the home; a daughter, Catherine Cline of Booneville; and a brother, Rodney Ward of Fort Smith.

Funeral service was Jan. 27 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with committal at Havana Cemetery near Danville under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Pallbearers were Rodney Ward, Michael Ernst, Blake Bradley, Bobby Gimlin, Steven Davis, Gage Lindsey, and Tom Ernst.

To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.