Raymond George Ward

October 15, 1940 - December 8, 2020
Raymond George Ward

Raymond George Ward age 80 of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020.

Ray was born in Westfield, Mass on October 15, 1940. He was a proud veteran of the US Navy serving from Oct 16, 1957 to Dec 17, 1959.

Ray was a professional Locksmith and owned and operated Atlantic Coast Locksmith until his retirement.

He is survived by his daughters, Yvonne Ward and husband Bobby Jackson, and Debra Gelinas and husband Lewis Gelinas; 3 grandchildren, Tyler Jackson, Lewis and Amanda Gelinas, and 4 great grandchildren, Lillian, Dylan, Jocelyn, and Collin; and other extended family members. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Jane Ward on February 26, 2009.

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  • December 09, 2020
    Lynn and James Rabon says:
    Rest in peace Mr. Ward. Lifting the family up in prayer.

  • December 09, 2020
    Yvonne lit a candle:
    Lit since December 9, 2020 at 12:06:26 PM

  • December 10, 2020
    Christine Henderson says:
    Although we never met, your precious daughter Yvonne has spoken kindly of you and your love for each other. May you find the peace that we are all seeking...

  • December 10, 2020
    Kenneth Barrows and Laura Barrows says:
    Yvonne, Bobby, Tyler and family. Our sincere sympathy goes out to you and our prayers are being lifted up to the Throne of God that He might comfort you at difficult time.

  • December 10, 2020
    Jo & Leon Boone says:
    Continual prayers for you and your family