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.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Biz Marquee
New Today
Poll

Do you think the bulk of the shootings in Meridian are gang related or are being done by youths with no gang affiliation?

Gang related
No gang affiliation
     View Results
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide