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Thomas W. Ward

The Apalach Times
The Apalach Times

On Sunday, July 26, 2020, Thomas Woodrow Ward, 81 years old, of Carrabelle, left this world for his home in heaven.

Born and raised in Monticello, he served over 35 years in law enforcement, working as a deputy sheriff, state investigator, chief of capital security and marine patrol officer.

An avid outdoorsman, “Woody” enjoyed game and bird hunting as well as salt and fresh water fishing.

Thomas is predeceased by his parents, Walter “Dollar Bill” Ward and Ruby Ward; and sister, Mary Jane Ward.

He is survived by his wife of over 63 years, Catherine Ward, and daughter, Lucy Ward. Other close family relatives include four nieces, Vicky Schroeder, of Tallahassee, Cindy Whitford, of Emmett, Idaho, Ricky Whiteman, of Reedsport, Oregon, Wendy Marks, of Richland, Oregon, and brother-in-law, Tommy Brattain, of Baker City, Oregon.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 30 at 11 a.m. at Roselawn Cemetery, Tallahassee.

Culley’s MeadowWood Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.