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John Ward

January 20, 1968 — January 6, 2021

John T. Ward, 52, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, died Wednesday, January 6 th , 2021 at Marion General Hospital.

John was born January 20, 1968, in Columbus, Ohio to Thomas and Barbara {Buell} Ward.

John was a 1986 graduate of Northridge High School.

He married Sherry Welsh on June 28, 2013.

John worked at the former American Showa in Sunbury. He was a member of the Sunbury Eagles and Amvets Post #95 in Mount Vernon. John was an animal lover and took great care of all dogs, cats, fish, lizards, and birds. He was a Harley Davidson enthusiast. John was a man of few words, but had a heart of gold, always willing to help others in a time of need.

John will be deeply missed by his wife Sherry Welsh-Ward, children Matthew Ward, Thomas Ward, and Blaire Skaggs; grandchildren Karson and Kaeden; parents; brothers Jerry Ward and Bryan Ward.

Friends may call Tuesday, August 31 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home- Mount Vernon Chapel, Mount Vernon.  Memorial services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.   Memorial contributions may be made to Knox County Humane Society 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 .

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