JACKSON – Robert Henry Ford, 82, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Harmony Court Assisted Living in Jackson. He was born July 26, 1931, in Gholson to James Thomas Ford and Mary Alice Strength Ford. He was retired from the Army and was a Korean War veteran.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Houston. Bro. Steve Lampkin will officiate. Burial will be in Macedonia Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by three sons, Gail Bradley Ford (Sheldon) of Jackson, Jeffrey Lane Ford (Eva Elizabeth Adell Saleeby) of Greenville, N.C., and Eric Warren Ford (Marilyn) of Columbus; one daughter, Angela Claus (Blake) of Rock Hill, N.C.; six grandchildren, Courtney Laine Ford of Ashville N.C., Leanne Ford of Greenville, N.C., Brandi N. Durr (Waid) of Canton, Chappell Ford Kettleman (Matthew) of Corinth, Shannon Elizabeth Ford of Washington, N.C., Mary Helen Ford of Mobile, Ala.; one great-grandson, Neil Ryan Selby of Washington, N.C.; and one brother, Wesley Ford (Patricia) of Madison.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Thomas Ford; his parents; and one grandchild, Eli Saleeby Lee.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
For online condolences, visit www.memorialfuneralhomehouston.com.
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