Tyler Ward, 38, Blue Springs, Mo., formerly of Plainville, died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Rooks County Health Center, Plainville.
He was born Oct. 17, 1973, in Denver to Bob and Nikke (Mason) Meistrell.
He married Jan Chard. He was a telecom engineer.
Survivors include his girlfriend, Brenda Gardner, Parkville, Mo., his parents, Plainville; a son, Christian Chard, Blue Springs; a daughter, Lilli Ward, Blue Springs; his grandparents, Charlene Meistrell and Dale and Jean Mason, both of Plainville; and two sisters, Jaime Corbett, Kansas City, Kan., and Robin Meistrell, Franklin, Tenn.
Services were Monday at Plainville United Methodist Church, Plainville; burial in Plainville City Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Rooks County Health Center or Tyler Ward's Children's Fund in care of Moore-Overlease Funeral Chapel, Plainville.