Franklin E. Ward, 80, of Nokomis, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 3:40 a.m. at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL. He was born on December 18, 1937 in East St. Louis, IL the Son of Walter Earl and Nellie Martha (Rhodes) Ward. He worked as a handy man for many years in the Nokomis area.

He is survived by his Sister: Delora Stolz of Mt. Auburn, IL; Several Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Aunts and Uncles.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis with funeral service starting at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Bert Eickhoff officiating. Burial will be held in Tower Hill Cemetery in Tower Hill, IL.

Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.

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