Emmett E. “Pete” Ward died October 9, 2021 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 62 years 4 months 4 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Friday, October 15, 2021 at the Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Pete was born June 5, 1959 in Lawton, Oklahoma to Burl Burton and Nina C. (Hunter) Ward. He was raised in Lawton, graduating in 1977. Pete became a machinist while working for Haliburton, and then began working in the oil fields. Later he went to work for Comanche County Memorial Hospital and trained as a Respiratory Therapist. Pete retired from Echelon Medical after working years as an R.T. He enjoyed shooting guns, especially long distance target shooting. Pete also enjoyed fishing and camping, but riding motorcycles was his passion. He was a hard worker, and loved spending time with his family and friends.
Pete is preceded in death by his father, Burl Ward; his mother, Nina Rowe; his son, Trevor Ward; his brother, Daniel Ward; and his best friend, Debra “Debbie” Ward.
Survivors include his significant other, Diana Roberts; his stepson, Steven Reeves and wife, Karley; his stepdaughter, Lisa Reeves Clary and husband, Robert; his grandchildren, Kade Clary, Jace Clary, Rory Clary, Reed Clary, Jeron Reeves, Kyson Reeves, Colt Rodriguez; his siblings, Dee Witt, Bud Ward, Wayne Rowe; his aunts and uncles, JW and Marie Hunter, Betty and Jimmy Rollins, David and Kristi Hunter, Debra Chavez; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made in Pete's name to Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation, 805 15th Street NW, STE 500, Washington, DC 20005.