Ward Malcolm Songer, 73, of Country Road, Pembroke departed this life Wednesday morning January 9, 2008 at his home in the Maybrook Community. Born in Giles County on November 7, 1934, he was a son of the late Edwin L. and Mattie Sue Epling Songer. He was a self-employed tile setter by trade and was a member of Calvary Christian Church in Pembroke. He was preceded in death by his wife Kathleen Arnett Songer and a sister Evelyn S. Williams.
He leaves to cherish his memory two step-daughters Bonnie Taylor of Pembroke and Joyce Bingel of Mechanicsville; four brothers Jack D. Songer of Blacksburg, Daniel L. Songer of Colonial Heights, Edward L. Songer and Michael D. Songer both of Christiansburg; two sisters Lois S. Breeding of Pembroke and Virginia S. Davis of Salem.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2;00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with Pastor David Kessinger and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.