Cyril D. Ward


AMBOY — Cyril D. Ward, 68, of Amboy, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in his home. 

He was born April 2, 1950, in McLeansboro, the son of Doyle and Flora (Wilson) Ward.

He was the owner and operator of Ward's Standard Garage in Aurora, and also was a Truck Driver for WEN Enterprises in Batavia prior to his retirement in 2010. Cy had been the Pastor of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship Church in Elgin.

He was a member of the Refuge Church at Mendota Hills Campground in Amboy.

Cy was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his children, Cecilia (Chris) Flowers, of East Alton, Cyril Ward, of Crystal Lake, Marcy (Kyle) Clark, of Mendota, and Whitney Ward, of Dixon; six grandchildren, Jack Tara, Kala, Brayden, Emily, and Robin; and one sister, Rosemary (Rick) Pemper, of Sugarland, Texas.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in the Refuge Church at Mendota Hills Campground, with Pastor John Kalebaugh officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 2 p.m. until time of service in the church. 

Funeral arrangements by Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. 

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