Herbert Gordon Ward Sr., 83, worked for Birtcherd’s Dairy

Herbert Gordon Ward Sr., 83, of Virginia Beach, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

Born Sept. 4, 1935, in Norfolk, he was the son of the late Herbert and Vera Mizelle Ward. He worked for Birtcherd’s Dairy (Marva Maid) in Norfolk and was a member and past master of Corinthian Masonic Lodge No. 266.

Gordon was preceded in death by a sister, Edna Tisdale.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 29 years, Betty Anne Ward; four daughters, Dianna Riggs (Walter), Suzanne Gardner (Michael), Barbara Housand (Bill) and Ann Housand (Gene); son, Herbert Gordon Ward Jr., (Christina); stepchildren, David Turner (Kathy), Wendy Gard and Chris Turner (Marina); sister, Marian Miller; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren with one on the way.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, July 28, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 29, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.

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