Allen Wayne Ward born August 31, 1933, left this life on July 7, 2017 to
be with his Father in heaven. Wayne was a beloved husband, father, grandfather,
great grandfather and friend to many. Wayne is survived by his wife of
60 years Kay Cowan Ward, son Kelly Wayne Ward and daughters, Pamela Kay
Williams and Leslie Ward Umfleet. Wayne has 11 grandchildren and 4 great
grandchildren with an additional great grandchild due early 2018.
Wayne’s son Kelly Wayne Ward and wife LeeAnn have four children;
Leslie, KT, Michelle and Tucker Ward, of Florida.
Wayne’s daughter Pamela Kay Williams has four children including
son; Christopher Robuck and wife Wendy and daughter Zoey, of Texas; son
Daniel Stone and wife Kristina and son Mac of Tulsa; daughter, Cindi Robertson
and husband Rob have a daughter Emmi and a son Maddox of Tulsa; daughter
Rebekah Guill and husband Hugh of Houston, have a precious baby on the way.
Wayne’s baby girl Leslie and husband Michael and son Hudson Rucker;
daughters Paige Umfleet and Kara Hamilton with husband Mark, all of Tulsa.
Allen Wayne Ward had accomplished much in his 83 years. He graduated from
high school in Anniston, Alabama and still holds many dear friends there.
Wayne went on to graduate from Clemson University in 1955 with a degree
in Mechanical Engineering and followed up with a Master’s of Science
in Engineering in 1969 from the University of Alabama. He was a registered
professional engineer in the UK, Canada and Europe, as well as the United
States. Wayne was a past President of the Oklahoma Society of Professional
Engineers and served as a Board Member for the National Society of Professional
Engineers. He was a Captain and pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps and loved
telling stories of flying helicopters while in the service. Wayne was
an avid Clemson and Alabama football fan.
Wayne and Kay spent 12 years together using their professions and serving
the Lord in Hong Kong and China. Wayne was an amazing, caring man who
will always be loved and missed by many.
The Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
in the sanctuary at First Presbyterian Church, 709 S. Boston Ave., Tulsa,
OK, with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to:
Random Acts of Purpose, a local non-profit organization providing acts
of kindness through cancer.
Random Acts of Purpose
P.O. Box 33329
Tulsa, OK 74153
Masterwork Academy for Faith and Fine Arts, First Presbyterian Church, Tulsa, OK
A local mission operated through First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa providing
art and music to education to underprivileged children each afternoon