Michael Carl Ward, 49, of LaVergne, passed away March 2, 2013, after a brief illness with cancer. Survived by mother, Sandra Cooper, brothers, Bobby and David Cooper, nieces, Amanda and Sumner Cooper, nephew, Jacob Cooper and fiance, Wanda Hestand. Preceded by father, James Earl Ward, grandmother, Grace Lingle of North Carolina and grandparents Mary and Carl Scarborough of Mt. Morris, MI. The family will recieve guests 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, with Memorial Service starting at 6 PM on March 5, 2013 at Church of God 6065 Mt. View Rd., Antioch, TN.