Michael Dale Ward, 53, died Thursday at Wake Med after a brief illness. He was employed with Insulating, Inc.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday at Montlawn Funeral Home Chapel, 2911 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC. The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service.
Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Rhonda Harris Ward; daughter, Kayla Ward of Raleigh; sister, Beverly W. Connally of Durham; nieces, Kimberly M. Connally of Raleigh and Courtney Ward of Ohio; nephew, Jeffrey Ward of Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Pauline Ward and brothers, M. Dwane Ward and Ronnie W. Ward.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.montlawn.com