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 William Lewis Ford

William Lewis Ford

Birth
Cross Village, Emmet County, Michigan, USA
Death 11 Mar 2001 (aged 76)
Antrim County, Michigan, USA
Burial Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 5851517 · View Source
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William L. Ford, 76, of Banks Township, died Sunday, March 11, 2001, at his home.
He was born May 20, 1924, in Cross Village, the son of William S. and Mildred (Emmons) Ford.
On Jan. 26, 1946, he married Dorothea Routley in Charlevoix. They lived in East Jordan and Morenci before moving to Banks Township in 1966.
Mr. Ford served wi the U. S. Army Air Corps in Iwo Jima, Guam and Tinian during World War II.
He was self-employed as a mechanic in Morenci. Other work included truck driving and operating heavy equipment. After moving to Banks Twonship, he worked for Drenth Brothers, Inc., until his retirement in 1987.
He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, camping and being a mr. Fix-It.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothea; children Mary (Laryy) Boyer of East Jordan, Nancy (Tom) Christianson of Morenci, William S. (Marguerite) Ford of Welston, and Daniel Ford and Sue (Jeffery) Harris, all of Morenci; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Marie.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at Hastings Funeral Home in Ellsworth with the Rev. Celia M. Hastings officiating. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today, Monday, March 12, at the Hastings Funeral Home. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery in Charlevoix.


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  • Created by: Thelma Craig
  • Added: 17 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5851517
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lewis Ford (20 May 1924–11 Mar 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5851517, citing Brookside Cemetery, Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Thelma Craig (contributor 44274815) .