Ward Earp was a descendant of Wyatt Earp and the father of Willa, Wynonna and Waverly Earp. He was married to Wendy Rossie who left him and the children around 1998. He was born on November 17, 1966 and died on September 07, 2000 during a raid from The Seven on the homestead were Wynonna accidentally shot him.
- Waverly is not his biological daughter.
- His wife's name Wendy Rossie can be found on the family tree at Waverly's bedroom wall on Episode 1.
- It is inferred by Willa that he beat his wife, as she would take their daughters to the edge of town when she "couldn't take anymore of daddy's fists."
- He was the Heir from 1993 to 2000.