Harry Glenn Ward, 83, of the Rio Grande Community, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning, September 8, 2019 at his State Route 325 home. Born February 15, 1936 in Gallipolis he was the son of the late Buell and Ada Harding Hayes. Glenn was a 1954 graduate of the Gallia Academy High School and was retired from the Columbus and Southern Ohio Electric Company. He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, a Master Mason of Morning Dawn Lodge #7 of Free & Accepted Masons of Ohio, Gallipolis Shrine Club and he was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Master Mason of the Valley of Columbus. Glenn was also a member of the Gallia County Conservation Club and the National Wild Turkey Federation. Surviving is his wife, Eloise Harrison Ward, who he married June 5, 1955 in Gallipolis, his daughter, Sherri Lynn (Jay Rhodes) Beach, of Bidwell, his son, Terry (Charlene) Ward, of Patriot, grandchildren, Michael Glenn (Kristin) Ward, Zach Beach and Sable Beach, great-grandchildren, Sebastian Beach, Ryder Rhodes and Lilly Phillips. Glenn is also survived by his brother, Dr. Tom (Nancy) Hayes, of Lima, Ohio. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Grover Ward. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, September 12, 2019, in the Cremeens-King Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Ray Kane. Interment will be in the Garden of Christus at the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 6 - 8 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. A Masonic funeral service will be conducted by the Morning Dawn Lodge #7, F & AM, at 8:00 P.M. Wednesday evening in the funeral home chapel.
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