Of Saugus, formerly of Revere, October 1st. Former Mass Racing Commissioner, former owner of Revere/Saugus Riding Academy. Beloved father of Wallace A. Ward, Jr. of Boston, William R. Ward III of Ocala, FL, April Wilson & Shellee Mendes both of Boston. Dear brother of Charles Ward of Lynn, Barbara Jackson-Shepherd of Quincy, predeceased by 1 brother & 1 sister. Former husband of Mary (Williams) Ward. Also, a grandfather too many. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund at jimmyfund.org. An hour of visitation will be held in the First Baptist Church, 105 Main St., on Saturday 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Relatives & friends invited. A funeral service will be held in the church at 11 a.m. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Arrangements by Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus.