Jessie Wendell Ward, age 83, of Hodgenville, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2021, at his residence.
He was retired from GE in Louisville after 30 years of service.
Wendell was preceded in death by his parents, Damon Lee and Elva Helm Ward and four siblings, Fred Ward, Geneva Bell Tucker, Blaine Ward and Bradley Ward.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy K. Ward; eight children, Kyna (Kevin) Barnette and Wendell (Vicki) Ward, all of Bardstown, Danny Ward of Buffalo, Robert (Rhonda) Ward, Marcia Thomas, all of Bardstown, Stephen (Martha) Plouvier of Hodgenville, Neal Ward of Louisville and Stacey (Robert) Nichols of Elizabethtown; 16 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Monday, July 12, 2021, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Joshua Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in the Buffalo Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 PM, Sunday and after 9:30 AM, Monday at the funeral home.
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