Willard – Thomas William Ward Passed away March 12, 2017 in Provo, UT. He was born September 3, 1951 in Ogden, UT the sixth of nine children to Orvis Alfred and Evelyn Cole Ward. He married Julie Cottrell August 17, 1976 and they later divorced. They had a daughter Monica Lee. He also had another daughter, Brooke Martinez.Tom grew up on a farm in south Willard. He attended school in Willard and graduated from Box Elder High School. He had a nice singing voice and participated in chorus in high school. He enjoyed sports and played baseball on the Willard City Team with his brothers Orville and Fred. He liked to read and he enjoyed poetry, reading and writing it.He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Arlene Vincent. He is survived by his siblings: Loretta (Richard) Hadfield, Dean Ward, Glenn (Chris) Ward, Orville Ward, Fred (Linda) Ward, Evelyn Ann (John) Jung, Parker (Hong) Ward and two half-brothers: Matthew and Jared Ward.A visitation will be held from 10:30a.m. on Friday, March 17, 2016 at Provident Funeral Home 3800 South Washington Blvd., Ogden. A funeral service will follow at 11:00a.m. Interment will be in the Willard City Cemetery.