Adam Lee Ward, Sept. 18, 1985 — June 17, 2014, of Columbia

Thursday, June 19, 2014 | 5:01 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Adam Lee Ward, 28, of Columbia, passed away Tuesday, June 17 at the University Hospital.

A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, June 23 at 4:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home with a visitation from 2:00 p.m until time of service.

Adam never complained about the hardships dealt in his life, but he always showed others how to deal with the hardships. He had a unique love for life and dedication to his family and friends; a love for the culinary arts and a passion for music. He loved attending concerts and was a huge Mizzou Football fan, and enjoyed Cardinal baseball.

Adam is survived by his mother, Tami Miller; a second mother, Janice Kite; grandmother, Shirley Neimeyer; and two brothers, Danton Scott and Shaun Rottman.

Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Miracle Network or the Make a Wish Foundation.

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