He was born in Philipsburg, son of Floyd J. Ward and Lori Stimer. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Roger K. Hunter. Surviving are his mother of Tyrone; his stepfather of Ginter; his grandmothers: Ruth Stimer of Port Matilda and Mary Ward of Tyrone; a sister, Nicole Ward of Port Matilda; and two brothers: Corey Ward of Dover and Kenneth Hunter of Tyrone. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Feller Memorial Home, Tyrone. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Port Matilda Baptist Church, the Rev. Ryan Smith officiating.