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 Wilbur Ford

Wilbur Ford

Death 1 May 2004 (aged 89)
Burial Lexington, Lexington City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 86862541 · View Source
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Wilbur Ford, 89, of Lexington, died Saturday, May 1, 2004 at his home.

Mr. Ford was born on August 29, 1914 in Bethel, NC, the son of the late William Ford and Edna Jenkins Ford.

Mr. Ford was a retired Marine Engineer in shipping and was a member of the Collierstown Presbyterian Church and the Effinger Ruritan Club.

He was an avid gardener and was preceded in death by one grandson, Carl Batz.

Mr. Ford is survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley E. Ford of Lexington; one daughter, Dianne Ford of Stuarts Draft; and one son, William Stephan Ford and wife, Deborah, of Supply, NC;

He is also survived by one brother, Ralph Ford of Ayden, NC; and a sister, Marjorie Nelson of Robersonville, NC; two grandsons: Robert Batz of Stuarts Draft and William S. Ford II and wife, Eleni of Vestal, NY; two great granddaughters: Tiffany Palazzo and Calista Ford; one great great granddaughter, Alysa Palazzo.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 3, 2004 at the Harrison Funeral Chapel with Rev. James Rohne officiating.

Burial will follow in the Stonewall Jackson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rockbridge Area Hospice, P. O. Box 948, Lexington, Va. 24450. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory, Lexington.

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