Joel Eugene Ward

joel ward

April 1, 1967 ~ February 17, 2023

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Joel Eugene Ward passed away on Friday, February 17, 2023. He was the son of the late Gene A. and Barbara J. McCurry Ward. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Jeff Ward.

Mr. Ward is survived by his children: Dustin “DJ” Ward, Breana Ward, and Brandy King; sisters, Waynette Davis and Wendy Ward; girlfriend, Teresa Penland; best friends, Tony Briggs and Burt Goodman; mother of Breana and DJ, Karen Rule; and several special nephews.

The memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.


Memorial Service: February 26, 2023 3:00 pm

Room: Chapel

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. I sure miss my buddy, sorry to hear of your passing, remember Gods promise to see you again, your pain is gone and your at the right hand of God, Wynette, Wendy I’m very sorry 😭

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