When did the artist Charlie Ward of Louisiana pass away?

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I met Charlie in Louisiana approx. 10 years ago.  I have his prints of Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong.  I also have an Original of Stevie Ray Vaughn that he painted for me and sent to me.  I was just wondering when he passed away, etc.  Could you please respond to this e-mail.

 

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Sue
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From simple google search:

http://obits.nola.com/obituaries/nola/obituary-search.aspx?daterange=88888&startdate=20090201&enddate=20090315&firstname=charles&lastname=ward&countryid=1&stateid=21&affiliateid=2

WARD,  Well known New Orleans artist Charles Thomas Ward died on Friday March 8, 2009. While an accomplished landscape artist, "Charlie" was known throughout the City for his inspired acrylic paintings of jazz greats such as; Louis...

Published in The Times-Picayune on March 9, 2009

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (621k points)
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I am an old drinking buddy of Charlie Ward. I just got to thinking about my past in the 1/4, now reside in Costa Rica. Last I heard he was living with some Nuns in the Lower 1/4......I have an original oil by him!

Glenn "Fuzzy" Klima

Golfito,

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Charlie was a dear friend of my fathers in Gulfport, MS.  As a favor to my mother for letting him "crash" on the couch, he drew several portraits of me and my sister.  I still have them today!  FYI- He cooked an incredible BBQ shrimp!

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