Lyndon S. Ward

BALDWIN — Lyndon S. Ward, 82, of Baldwin died on Oct. 25, 2011 at his home after a brief illness.

He was born in Baldwin on June 5, 1929, a son of Harry and Ida Spencer Ward. He attended local schools and graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1947. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Ingraham during the Korean War.

He married Jeannette Howell on July 16, 1954.

Lyndon was a truck driver for most of his working life. He worked for F.E. Wood in East Baldwin, and for Hannaford from where he retired. He loved camping and enjoyed spending time with his wife at their camp on Clemens Pond. He and Jeannette wintered in Florida for several years and enjoyed that very much.

Lyndon was a member of the West Baldwin Grange, and the Greenleaf Masonic Lodge in Cornish. He had a great love for old cars, most recently his 1964 Studebaker. He also loved animals very much.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Jeannette Ward; his son, Robert Ward; his brother, David Ward; and three infant children.

He is survived by several cousins and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service with military honors will be Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Old West Baldwin Cemetery. Arrangements by Watson, Neal & York Funeral Home, Cornish.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Baldwin Historical Society, PO Box 159, East Baldwin, ME 04024 or The Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L St., Washington, DC 20037.

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