Bruce G. Ward, 78, Seguin, died Friday, March 22, 2019.

He was born February 3, 1941, in Covert to Linden and Blanche (Heffernan) Ward. He attended school in Covert and Waldo and graduated from Natoma High School. He graduated from Fort Hays State University in Hays and went on to receive a master’s degree.

He held many roles with his education profession: teacher, coach, principal, superintendent. He retired from the education field in 1998 after being a superintendent for 11 years.

In his retirement years, he enjoyed fishing, watching basketball, horse racing, and most of all spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Ward; his children, Michele Eiland and husband, Darrell, Bryan Ward and wife Jill, Bradley Ward and wife, Toni; Charlotte’s children, Joey Cook and wife, Barbara, Laurie Berry and husband, Doyle, Lisa Reeh and husband, Vernon; 15 grandchildren; his siblings, Earl Ward and wife, Jean, Lynn Richardson and husband, Gary, Steve Ward and wife, Edie, and Kathy Rogers; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, family members, many friends; and his children’s mother, Lynda Koelling.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Donny Ward and Dean Ward.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Seguin, Texas; private burial will take place at a later date. A reception will follow in Hierholzer Hall.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church. A reception will follow in Hierholzer Hall.

Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church, Seguin, or to the American Cancer Society in care of Jeanette Siltmann, 196 Townesend Rd., Seguin, Texas, 78155.

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Tres Hewell Mortuary, Seguin, is in charge of arrangements.