GEORGE A. “BUD” WARD JR., age 81, passed away on January 3, 2023. Beloved husband of Charlotte (nee Krempasky); loving father of Matthew (Shannon) and Beth Coneglio (Robert); dear grandfather of Allison and Anthony Coneglio; brother of Arthur Ward (Sharon) and Kathy North (John); loving uncle, cousin and friend to many. George earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Saratoga. Friends may call at THE FERFOLIA FUNERAL HOME, 356 WEST AURORA RD. (OH RT 82), SAGAMORE HILLS FOR MEMORIAL VISITATION ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2023 FROM 12 NOON – 2 P.M. AND 4-6 P.M. Memorial services will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested in his name to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110 or online at https://tinyurl.com/HspWsRsv.