DEKALB JUNCTION, NY — Donald J. Ward IV, “DJ”, 31, of DeKalb Junction, died on November 12, 2021, at Claxton Hepburn Hospital. Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction are entrusted with arrangements. There will be calling hours, 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at the funeral home. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Nov. 17 at the Russell United Methodist Church, due to COVID, masks and social distancing are required. Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to the Richard Winter Cancer Treatment Center or the Claxton Hepburn Hospital.