Before that, he pastored Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Hendersonville for four years.
A native of Murray, KY he was a graduate of Murray’s Douglass High School. He received a degree in theology from American Baptist Theological Seminary in Nashville.
Elder Ward is survived by his wife Brenda J. Ward; a son Kimon A. Henderson-Ward of Knoxville; a grandson, Gabriel A. Henderson of Knoxville; four sisters and six brothers.
Memorial gifts are suggested to Main Street Baptist Church.
Smith & Smith Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Information provided courtesy of Disyal Funeral Home, Lebanon.