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Joseph Carl Ward

April 14, 1939 — December 23, 2023

Charleston, SC

Joseph Carl Ward

Joseph Carl Ward, 84, of Charleston, SC, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2023. 

Born on April 14, 1939 in Little River, SC, he was a son of the late Joseph and Eva Eula (Morse) Ward.

Joseph was a mortician and later retired from the State Ports Authority in Charleston, SC. 

Joseph is preceded in death by his parents. 

Joseph is survived by his sister, Linda Newman (Calvin) and his brother, Mike, along with several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 5, 2024 at 1:00pm at Holy Cross Cemetery, 1406 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412. 

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation - James Island, 347 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412, 843-614-8494.

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