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Robert Glen Ward, Sr.

January 1, 1931 ~ May 26, 2019 (age 88)
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Robert Glen Ward, Sr.

High Point



Robert Glen Ward, Sr., 88, of High Point, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Hospice Home at High Point.

Born January 1, 1931, in Guilford County, he was a son of the late Hallie Ward and the late Beulah Johnson Ward. Mr. Ward was an avid golfer holding three-course records and eight holes-in-one. He was a retired golf superintendent at various course over fifty years, ending with Brierwood Golf Club in Shallotte, NC. He was a member of the National Golf Course Superintendents Association, and the Turf Grass Association.

Mr. Ward is survived by his son, Robert Glen Ward, Jr., of High Point; brothers, Paul Ward of Reidsville, Ralph Ward and wife Linda of Summerfield, and Thomas Ward and wife Helen of Pleasant Garden; and sister, Grace Styles of Archdale.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Craven Ward in 1986; sisters, Margaret Holt and Marie Rich.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday, May 31, 2019, at Glenwood Friends Meeting, 2400 Old Chapman Rd., Greensboro with Rev. Scott Newton officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 1:45 PM prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262.

In honor of Robert, the family request you wear your favorite golf shirt.

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Wright Funerals-Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Hospice of the Piedmont
1801 Westchester Drive, High Point NC 27262

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