Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
Owner, Licensed North and South Carolina Funeral Service Licensee and Certified Crematory Operator
Mitchell D. Ward has been part of the Inman Ward Funeral Home family since 1995 and the owner since 2008. Mitchell is married to Kim Soles Ward and they have five children Koven Ward, Alexis Ward, Kane Lainer, Riley Lanier and Olivia Lanier. He and his family attend Western Prong Baptist Church in Whiteville. Mitchell is a Master Mason with Lebanon Lodge 207 and a Shriner with the Columbus County Shrine Club.
Mitchell is a 1993 graduate of Green Sea-Floyd High School and graduated from Fayetteville Technical Community College with his Associates of Applied Science in Funeral Service Education. He has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1995 and is also licensed in South Carolina.
Charles is 1988 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, GA, and has been dual licensed as a Funeral Director and Embalmer in SC since 1989. He also holds his Funeral Service License for North Carolina, and holds his Preneed Insurance Licenses in both states as well.
Charles is a native of Darlington, SC, but has lived in Myrtle Beach full time since 1999. He is a past president of the Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce in Marion, SC, where he spent 10 years. He enjoys golf and Clemson Football, but mostly boating, and even lives on his houseboat full time with his dog, Sami.
Licensed North and South Carolina Funeral Director and Embalmer
Grave/Funeral Assistant and Certified Crematory Operator
Koven has been with us since 2018, and is currently enrolled in the Funeral Service Program at Fayetteville Technical College, and helps in all aspects of the funeral home and Ward Services, the cemetery monument division of the funeral home.
He enjoys duck hunting, riding his motorcycle, and training his lab, Dolly.
Funeral Service Apprentice, Certified Crematory Operator and Funeral Assistant
Gage is from the Beaverdam community and has been with us since 2019, currently serving his Funeral Service Apprenticeship in both funeral directing and embalming. Gage is also a Crematory Certified Operator and Funeral Assistant.
In his spare time he enjoys hunting, long range shooting and traveling with his girlfriend Morgan.
Gene lives at Lake Waccamaw and enjoys his semi retirement from DuPont after 38 years of service.
He enjoys playing golf with friends and cruising around the lake on his pontoon boat. He enjoys watching NC State sports, especially football.