Brenton Robert Ward, born December 20, 1921 passed away July 4th at Park West Medical Center. Mr. Ward was a US Army veteran serving during WWII and was the recipient of a Bronze Star for his participation in the Battle for Luzon. Retired from Union Carbide/Viskase Corp. following 35 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Ward and Maggie (Millsaps) Ward; sister, Molly Deford and brother, Baxter Ward. He is survived by his wife of 61 years and devoted caregiver for over 15 years, Betty Sue (Bivens) Ward, Loudon; daughter, Sandra Cobb and husband, John; son, Brenton Robert Ward, Jr.; grandchildren, John Cobb, Jr. and wife, Lindsey, all of Loudon, Bryanne Clowers and husband, Josh of Harriman; great granddaughter, Kallie Clowers. Special thanks to Dr. Stimpson and his staff, East Tennessee Home Health and special friends, Marilyn Tatum, Tammy Hawk, Margaret Tucker and Janice Fine. Contributions in memory of Mr. Ward may be made to the Central Baptist Church Building Fund, 719 Cedar St., Loudon, TN 37774. Services honoring and remembering Mr. Ward will be held Saturday, July 7th, 10:00 AM, Loudon County Memorial Gardens with Rev. Bud Slaton officiating. McGill-Karnes Funeral Home, www.mcgillkarnes.com.