Adam Lee Ward


Adam Lee Ward, 28, of Columbia, passed away Tuesday, June 17, at the University Hospital. 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. 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. Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Miracle Network or the Make a Wish Foundation. Tributes can be left online at