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Willie D. Ard Jr.

Services for Willie D. Ard Jr., of Brookhaven, are 5 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 27, at St. Paul Baptist Church in Silver Creek withburial in Pen Oak Cemetery in Silver Creek.

Visitation is Tuesday from 1 until 6 p.m. at R.E. Tyler FuneralHome in Brookhaven.

Mr. Ard, 25, died Aug. 20, 2008, at 57 Cloverdale in Brookhaven.He was born in Los Angeles on June 7, 1983, to William D. Ard Sr.and Gladys Peyton Magee.

He was a truck driver for Warner Enterprises.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his mother, Gladys Peyton Magee, of Monticello;his sons, William D. Ard III and Desean Ard, both of Brookhaven;his brothers, Marion Peyton, of Gulfport, Christopher D. Peyton, ofJackson, Adrian Ard, of Monticello, and Eric Hobbs, of SilverCreek; his sisters, Erica Hobbs, of Madison, Alecia Hobbs, ofMendenhall, Sheree Hobbs, of Prentiss, and Tina Buckley, of LosAngeles.