Clarence Dennis “Stretch” Ward, 82, of Keokuk, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022, at the Klein Center in West Burlington, Iowa. Dennis was born on September 6, 1939, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Clarence B. Ward and Sara Madelyne Porter. On August 19, 1983, he was united in marriage to Joyce Scott in Keokuk. She survives.