|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1943|
|Death: ||Feb. 16, 2010|
Palm Beach County
Walter Buhl Ford III of Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, entered eternal life on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 peacefully in his sleep in Palm Beach, Florida. He was 66 years old.
Walter was born October 27, 1943, in Detroit, Michigan, to Josephine Clay "Dody" and Walter Buhl Ford II.
Known as Buhl to his family and friends, Walter, a great-grandson of Ford Motor Co. founder Henry Ford, worked at Ford from 1978 to 1993. After graduating from Cleary College in Ypsilanti, Michigan, with a degree in business administration, he started his career in the Ford Design Center and moved on to several positions in advertising and marketing for Ford and Lincoln Mercury.
To his family and friends, Walter will be remembered as a person who loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was known for his sense of humor and infectious laugh. His passions included hunting, fishing, and especially his dogs. He also enjoyed playing hockey as a child and was a life-long Detroit Red Wings fan.
Waler is survived by his wife, Roxanne; daughters, Bridget (Lucille May); Lindsey (Tom Buhl), and children, Jeffrey, William, Elise, and Christian; Wendy (Bader Behbehani) and children, Alex and Gracie; B.B. (David Veverka) and children, Joe, Sam, and Ben.
Walter is also survived by his siblings, Eleanor Sullivan, Josephine Ingle, and Alfred Ford.
Funeral Service: Monday February 22,2010 at Christ Church in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.
Donations may be made to the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph Road, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI, 48025.
Walter Buhl Ford (1920 - 1991)
Josephine Clay Ford (1923 - 2005)
Created by: Elizabeth & Ron
Record added: Feb 27, 2010
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