Tyler Allen Ward, 6, Newport, our angel, went to heaven on Thursday (Jan. 23, 2014).
Born in Marietta, he was a son of Jody Smith and Brian Ward. Tyler was a student at Newport Elementary who loved his family, animals, riding the school bus and playing with his Blue Power Ranger.
Survivors other than his mother and father include his only brother, Jacob Ward; great-grandmothers, Ethel Taylor, Newport, and Shirley (Joe) Joy, New Matamoras; grandmothers, Mary Smith, Marietta and Trish Ward, Marietta; grandfathers, Jack Smith, Fleming, and Dave Ward, New Matamoras; one uncle, Luke Ward; two aunts, Ashley and Jennifer Smith; and numerous other relatives.
Family and friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 28, 2014) at the funeral home with Pastor Doug Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the German Cemetery, New Matamoras. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.