Mr. Robert Smith Ward, 86, of Evans, died Sunday, April 30, 2000.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Soperton. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery, Soperton.
Mr. Ward was a native of Soperton and had retired from Union Camp Corp. He was a member of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Vidalia, Kiwanis Club in Milledgeville, Milledgeville Country Club, West Lake Country Club, Piedmont Driving Club, Atlanta, and Sea Island Property Owners Association, Sea Island. He was a charter member of Treutlen Historical Society and a member of First Baptist Church of Soperton.
Survivors include two nieces, Dianne Burke, Garden City, and Sandra Owens, Baton Rouge, La.; two great-nephews, Richard A. Burke Jr., Clyo, and Daniel Owens, Baton Rouge; and a great-niece, Varetta Burke, Alpharetta.
Memorials may be made to Treutlen County Library, Second Street, Soperton, GA 30457; or to Treutlen County Historical Society, Soperton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Sammons Funeral Home, Soperton.
The Augusta Chronicle May 1, 2000