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November 14, 1970 ... Remembered

Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash

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Parker Ward was born 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Hez and Faustine Parker Ward. He was a graduate of the Marshall College Lab School, attended the Augusta Military Academy, and graduated from the University of North Carolina. He was the 36-year-old vice-president and general manager of Hez Ward Buick. He was survived by his wife, Mary Plyde Ward, two sons (Parker, Jr., and Stephen), and two daughters (Elizabeth and Sharon).

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