Troy Lee Ward, 89, lifelong resident of Greenwood, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, in Van Buren. He was retired from Riverside Furniture, member of the Church of Christ and preceded in death by his wife, Colleen Ward.

He is survived by one daughter, Silma McKnight and husband Jim of Van Buren; two grandchildren, Joy Nichols and husband Jason of Van Buren and Lori Howard and husband Nic of Van Buren; and six great-grandchildren, Eli, Isaac, Matthew, and Jude Nichols and Ruby and Mack Howard.

Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Washburn Cemetery. Viewing will be Wednesday from 1 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, where the family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Nic Howard, Rodney Robinson, Ben Biggerstaff, Jim McKnight, Pat Biggerstaff, Benji Pryor and Bill White.

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