Ernest "Uncle Buck" Eugene WardAugust 31, 1953 ~ September 8, 2017 (age 64)
Ernest Eugene “Uncle Buck” Ward, age 64 of Clinton, Tennessee passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born in Oliver Springs, Tennessee to the late Earnest Ward and Irene Chamblee Bragg on August 31, 1953. Uncle Buck was a collector of all things. He loved auctions and flea markets, the challenges of a casino, fishing, playing video games, and helping everyone and anyone in need. Uncle Buck’s favorite part of Christmas was purchasing “Christmas Wishes” from the Angel Christmas Tree. He felt that he was doing his part to make sure children had a special Christmas to remember. Uncle Buck was an extremely loyal diehard Dallas Cowboys fan and a diehard Cub fan. Uncle Buck is preceded in death by his mother, Irene Chamblee Bragg, father Earnest Ward, and his brother Bobby Ward.
Step Father Arthur Bragg Oak Ridge
Son Matthew Ward and wife Ashlee College Station, Texas
Sisters Deborah Sentell Clinton
Brenda Price and husband John Wood Dale, Illinois
Brothers Billy Ward and wife Lisa Aurora, Illinois
Arthur Bragg and wife Tracy Libertyville, Illinois
Jerome Bragg Oak Ridge
David Bragg North Carolina
Nieces and Nephews Johnny, Cassandra, and Alex
Samara and Anthony
Sam, Jordan, Jeremy, Joshua, and Wyatt
Numerous great nieces, great nephews, other family members, and all his rowdy friends.
Visitation: 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Monday, September 11, 2017 at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City, TN.
Funeral Service: 3:00 PM Monday, September 11, 2017 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Kim O’Dell officiating.
Interment: A graveside service will be held following the funeral service on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Mountain View Cemetery in Lake City with Uncle Buck’s brother, Jerome Bragg officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in loving memory of Uncle Buck to the Salvation Army at:
409 N. Broadway
P.O. Box 669
Knoxville, TN 37901-0669