Aubrey Preston Ward, Jr.

  • Born: September 25, 1942
  • Died: July 15, 2017
  • Location: Columbia, Maryland

R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911

Tel. (410) 658-6030

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Aubrey by adding your memories and photos.

Aubrey Preston Ward, Jr., the beloved of Patricia Crowe Ward, died at home as they had wished July 15, 2017 Columbia, Maryland.
Born in Richmond, Virginia, September 25, 1942, the elder son of Aubrey Preston Ward and Vernelle Minson Ward, he is also survived by his younger brother, James Edward Ward, and his wife, Karen; a niece, two nephews, two grand nieces, and three grandnephews.
Aubrey graduated from John Marshall High School (1960) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1966 BS Chemical Engineering). He worked as a consulting engineer for U. S. and international firms, establishing Sigma Squared, Inc. 1993.
Aubrey and Patricia met in Columbia, Maryland 1976. They treasured each other and their life together, especially sharing time at home with Sam, enjoying anything they could do together, including traveling, hiking, and long walks in the woods.
Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made payable to Natural Resources Defense Council c/o R. T. Foard and Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE. 19711.

Condolence & Memory Journal

I was truly saddened to hear of Mr. Aubrey's passing. I always enjoyed visiting with him whenever I came to look at the furnace and AC. I will smile and remember him fondly.

Posted by Tim Fuentes - Columbia, MD - friend   August 04, 2017

Patty, I am so sorry to hear of Aubrey's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Geri Marcinko - Manassas, VA - Friend   July 24, 2017

We are so sorry to hear of Aubrey's passing. We all shared so many great memories in Emerson Hill with the Dodwells, Pichs, Marcinko's, Haus, Sarkis and Manwillers. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Tricia Mancuso - Columbia, MD - Neighbor   July 24, 2017

I am most fortunate to have known Aubrey and to witness first-hand his sincerity, friendliness, and devotion to his adored "Precious Lady," his beautiful wife Patricia. I will miss him. Sincerely, Cynthia Lifson

Posted by Cynthia Lifson - Columbia, MD - Friend   July 24, 2017

Patricia, I read of Aubrey's passing yesterday in the Columbia Flier. Please know that I am thinking about you. Your former neighbor from Morningbird Lane, Cathy Spain

Posted by Cathy Spain - Columbia, MD - Neighbor   July 21, 2017

Sad to read in The Columbia Flier about Aubrey's death. I have very fond memories of his visits to The Columbia Medical plan over the years. Always enjoyed his conversations, and sense of humor. Condolences to Patricia and all his family

Posted by Mary Donegan - Columbia, MD - acquaintance   July 20, 2017

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