April 21, 1968 ~ June 20, 2021

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Robin Michelle Ward, 53, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro on April 21, 1968 to Rita Webb and Otis Webb. Michelle worked for Don Moore Body Shop for 15 years, before AT&T where she worked as a call specialist for 17 years. Michelle was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church. She was a past madam president for the Fraternal Order of Eagles Post 4168. She enjoyed traveling, watching horse races, and playing tablet games with her friends. Michelle loved spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren, and friends. She had a huge heart.

Michelle is preceded in death by her step-son, Lucas Ward; her aunt, Beth Smith, and her father-in-law, John Wenzler.

Along with her parents, Michelle is survived by her husband of 12 years, Carl Taylor Ward; her children, Nathan (Tiffany Duncan) Cook, Lindsay (Jared) Calhoun, Jake (Carrie) Ward; her grandchildren, Elias, Zeke, Tristan, Paige, and Lucas; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Services will 11:00 am Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Father Suneesh Mathew officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Wednesday, and again 9:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center; 1020 Breckenridge St, Owensboro, KY 42303; Hospice of Western Kentucky; 3419 Wathen’s Crossing; Owensboro, Kentucky 42301. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Ward. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Robin Michelle Ward and sign her virtual guestbook by going to


Visitation: June 23, 2021 3:00 pm - June 23, 2021 7:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Visitation: June 24, 2021 9:00 am - June 24, 2021 11:00 am

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Service: June 24, 2021 11:00 am

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Public Visitation: June 24, 2021 12:00 pm

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
5664 Highway 56
Owensboro, KY 42301

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  1. Rebecca Carrico
    Rita, I know you are hurting but your faith in the Almighty God will see you through this heartache and bless you in so many ways .

  2. It was a honor to know Michelle and call her a friend. Those who knew her are going to miss her. Prayers for her family and friends. May God give them strength to get through this sad time, and comfort in knowing she’s in Gods Hands now. R.I.P. Sweet Lady. Fraternal Sisters Forever.

  3. Michelle was a very special person. She was such a pleasure to work with. I feel so blessed to have known her. My condolences to the family. RIP

  4. May she rest in peace. So sorry for this loss to your family. God bless all of you.
    Linda Mills Ballard
    Sue Mills Payne

  5. Michelle was a wonderful lady and person through and through, I am so sorry for your loss but know she is in the hands of the God Almighty and not in pain anymore. There is a beautiful angel watching over family friends and loved ones. My Prayers go out to all and R.I.P Michelle and fly high.

  6. Sorry to hear about Michelle she was a special person. Prayers to the family and loved ones. She will be missed.

  7. Nathan and Lindsay, so sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  8. Thoughts and prayers for the family. She was such a bright light to everyone she met. Love and miss my dear friend!

  9. It is almost impossible to put into words how lost we feel when trying to express our sorry. Many of us became friends with Michelle. We relied on her many times to help us with our problems, we shared many happy times, we laughed, we cried, most of all we loved. I hope it is comforting to know she will not be forgotten, she will be missed by many, she will always be loved.

  10. Michelle was a wonderful person and friend to many. I worked with her at Bellsouth before it became Art many years ago. She always had a smile on her face. We will miss you. Prayers for you and your family.

  11. Carl, my heart breaks for you and Michelle’s family. Life is so incredibly hard. I thank God that you had Michelle in your life. I will be lifting you up in my prayers.

    Love and comfort to you,

  12. So very sorry for your loss. Michelle was a very dear friend to me. A pleasure to work with her. Love hugs & prayers to you Lenzi and your family.

  13. Michelle was an absolute sweetheart!! Unless you made her mad! Lol!! She was my teacher, friend, and mentor at ATT and a bright light to many. She will be missed….

  14. I am so sorry for your loss. I pray Mischelle is at peace now and that God will help you through this. God Bless All of You.

  15. Michelle, she was kind and a great coworker. My favorite memory was when she, along with a few other coworkers, gave me all the early hours so that I could go to my radiation treatments for breast cancer. For that, I will forever be grateful. I apologize that I won’t be able to make the visitation, but please know that that your family is in my prayers..

  16. Michelle was a very special person. She touched the heart of so many people with her love and grace. I am proud to have called her my friend. She will be greatly missed.

  17. The heart of an angel, now she’s at home flying high, watching over her family whom she loved so much. Warmed my heart seeing her every day at work. You will be missed Michelle. Rest In Peace Precious Friend🙏❤️🙏

  18. Michelle was the first person I met at Bellsouth. She was always encouraging and very sweet. I am so sorry for your loss.

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