Donald “Hot Dog” Ward, Sr.

January 13, 1929 - December 15, 2022

01/13/1929 - 12/15/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday December 20, 2022
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Visitation
Tuesday December 20, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Service
Tuesday December 20, 2022
7:00 pm - 7:20 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Cemetery
Wednesday December 21, 2022
Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
Directions
Funeral Service
Wednesday December 21, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Donald “Hot Dog” Ward, Sr. 93 of Shadyside, Ohio died Thursday, December 15, 2022 at his home.

He was born January 13, 1929 in Bellaire, Ohio son of the late Emery E. and Edna McCombs Ward. Hot Dog was a retired truck driver for the Teamsters, a member of the American Legion Post 521 Shadyside, Ohio and a US Army veteran of World War II.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife, Mary Margaret Campbell Ward, whom he married on January 29, 1949, one daughter, Brenda Lee Ward, two grandsons, Jacob Warner and Eric Wheeler and son-in-law, Steve Warner.

Surviving are his children, Tracy Warner of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Don (Debbie) Ward, Jr. and Michael Ward both of Shadyside, Ohio. Also three grandchildren, Leslie Ward, Mike Warner and Owen Ward and two great grandchildren, Riley and Parker.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Tuesday from 1pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm where services will be held on Wednesday at 11 am with Bishop Michael Tolliver officiating. Entombment in the Garden Mausoleum at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Wheeling, West Virginia. Belmont County Council of the American Legion will conduct service on Tuesday at 7pm.

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Garry Hanasky
1 month ago

Donald was my neighbor growing up and was as friendly and engaging as you would want a neighbor to be. Most importantly he saved my mother’s life in the Flood of Tears in 1990, helping her to safety. God bless him and his family at this difficult time.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 month ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Donald Ward Sr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Donald Ward Sr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Bill and Lisa Johnson
1 month ago

Sorry for your loss he was a good man had a life fun with him at the race track