Gavin Connor Ward was born at 8:57 a.m. Feb. 8 to Christine (Patterson) and Justin Ward of Hinesville. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Gavin weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 18.5 inches. He is the maternal great-grandson of Ana Santillanes and Jeff Kussard of Hinesville. He is the paternal grandson of Julie and Robert Needler of Hinesville.
The baby also is welcomed by sister Madison Ward and brothers Logan Ward and Abran Hatfield.