Jesse Paul Ward

Jesse Paul Ward, 26, of Poteau died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in Poteau. Jesse was born Feb. 16, 1986, in Edison, N.J. to Terry and Beth (Faulks) Ward. Jesse was a stay-at-home dad. Jesse was preceded in death by his brother, John Ward. Jesse built a ’86 Ram Charger 4x4.  He liked the outdoors, fishing and camping. He was the best dad in the world.Survivors include his wife, Brandy of the home; daughters, Ashley Rhayne and Riley Nicole; his father, Terry Ward of Poteau; mother, Beth Ann Howard and husband Kenneth of Valliant; sisters, Cheyenne Duncan and husband Steven from Union, S.C.; Vanessa Ward-Frazier and Megan Ward of Broken Bow; brother, Matthew Ward of Valliant; aunt, Lisa Ward Valcombe; uncle, Jeff Ward of Shady Point;  niece, Jade Chesnee  of Broken Bow; nephews, John Michael Martin and Dalton Ward of Broken Bow; grandparents, Joe and Peggy Ward of Shady Point; other relatives and loved ones.Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 7, at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Rev. David Nolen officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Holly Creek Cemetery near Broken Bow under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.You may leave an online message at