Charles Jerome Ward, 83, passed away on April 29, 2018, while on a golf trip surrounded by his friends. He was an avid golfer. Charlie was born in Charleston, South Carolina and moved to El Paso in 1942. He graduated from Allen Military Academy and owned and operated Ward Motor Clinic until his retirement. Charlie was a member and past president of the Independent Garagemen Association. Charlie is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Alicia Ward, and by his devoted children Sharon George (Michael), Walter Berestein (Amber) and Jessica Ward; by his grandchildren Brandon Schaeffer, Justin Berestein and Shaun McKay; great grandchildren Brandon Jr., Aubrey Schaeffer and Liam McKay as well as his sister Betty Davis and her sons Bob Feidner and Todd Feste. He was preceded in death by his parents Tessie Mae and Cecil Ward and his nephew Kirk Feste. The family would like to give special thanks to Curtis Wright for his friendship and care. A celebration of life is planned for a later date.