Alan Wayne Ward of Cuba, Missouri was born March 10, 1962 in Washington, Missouri to Alfred and Betty (nee Partin) Ward and passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the age of 57 years, 3 months and 17 days.
He married Melody Cassidy
Alan had attended the Covenant Praise Church.
He was a professional wrestler and was a member of the RCW Professional Wrestling Association and WPH (World Power House). He had been inducted into the Midwest Independent Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2016. Alan’s professional name was ‘Hollywood Stud’ and his motto was “You wish it, I live it.”
Alan enjoyed fishing, camping on the river and hiking. He also loved talking politics and giving his opinions. He also loved watching Blues Hockey and football with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred Coleman Ward and Betty Jean Partin Ward.
He is survived by his wife, Melody Cassidy of Cuba, Missouri; three daughters, Miranda (Jeffery) Cunningham, Kerissa Ward and Shantel Ward, all of Cuba, Missouri; granddaughter, Zaileigh; brother, Larry (Tracy) Ward of Robertsville, Missouri; mother and father-in-law, Dave and Neva Cassidy of Steelville, Missouri; niece, Dawn Wilken; nephew, Eric Ward; very close friends who were also like brothers, Ron Huebner, Mike (Heather) Huebner, Dan Gillespie and Joe Powell; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating. Special music of “Mama, I’m Coming Home,” “Five More Minutes,” “When I Look at You,” “Homesick,” “Dancing in the Sky” and “TNT” was played. Memories were shared by daughter, Miranda and close friends, Bill, Tim, Ryan, Pat, Dan and Mike.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Liberty Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
Casket bearers were Ron Huebner, Patrick Jones, Bill Talley, Mike Huebner, Joe Powell, Eric Ward, Larry Ward and Dan Gillespie.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.