Meridian Star

Obituaries

April 28, 2013

Raymond Ellis Ford

MERIDIAN —     Graveside services for Raymond Ellis Ford, Jr. 81, of Butler will be held today at 2 p.m. from the Butler City Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Watson and Rev. Scottie Fulcher officiating. There will be no visitation.

     Survivors include his wife Doris Todd Ford of Butler, Ala.; sons, Richard Charles Ford and wife Nancy of Bay Minnette, Ala., Mark J. Ford of Butler; daughter Beverly Ford Blount and husband Durwood of Butler, eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren

    He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond E. Ford Sr. and Ruth Means Ford and by his aunt and uncle that raised him, Ed Oscar Ford and Pauline Means Ford. He was also preceded in death by a son Raymond Ford III, a sister Beatrice Ford Hearn and one granddaughter Amber Blount Phillips.

    Mr. Ford was a retired maintenance supervisor with James River paper mill.     He was also a U.S. army veteran serving in the Korean War.

    He passed away Friday at his residence in Butler.

    Pallbearers are Matthew Lee Blount, Jeremy Ford Blount, Randy Ford, Jeff Koster, Steve Dahl, Durwood Blount.

    Visit bumpersfuneralhome.com to sign the online register and post condolences to the family.

    Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements.

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