Mr. James Arnold Ward, age 25, a resident of Athens, Arkansas, died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at his home. He was born to Belden Leander and Angela McBride Ward in Texarkana, Texas, on April 8, 1990. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Arnold Gene & Marie McBride. He is survived by his father, Belden Ward of Athens; his mother, Angela McBride of Michigan; a brother, Kyle Lee Ward of Texarkana; a sister, McKenzie Brooke Ward of Athens; his paternal grandparents, Iris and Kevin Varnadoe of Texarkana and James and Dell Ward of Athens and other family members. Funeral Services for Mr. James Ward will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2016, in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Roger Copeland officiating. Burial will follow in the Chapel Hill Cemetery, De Queen. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Home.