Larry G. Ward, 76, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, May 15, 2020, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Oct. 23, 1943, in Bethlehem, Kentucky, to Vernon and Hettie James Ward. He was raised in Eminence, Kentucky, and graduated school there. He worked early in life as a general manager for McDonald’s Restaurants in Shively, Kentucky. He retired from AAFES and worked as a general manager setting up Burger King Restaurants in Germany, North Dakota and other areas. He was raised in the Baptist faith and enjoyed fishing, watching sports, especially UK, and being with his family.

Survivors include a daughter, Bonnie Lynn Harville of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; a son, Richard “Buddy” G. Ward of Smyrna, Tennessee; three stepsons, Michael W. Jensen of Ormond Beach, Florida, Richard Thomas “Rick’ Jensen of Radcliff, Kentucky and Rory Scott Jensen of Madison; two sisters, Judy Neal and Faye Courtney, both of New Castle, Indiana; and four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by parents; his wife of 11 years, Janet Irene Skaggs Ward, on May 3, 2007 and his first wife, Patty Wilson Ward, on Sept. 11, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2020, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison. Friends may visit Monday from 3 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences,