Mr. Ford died on May 16, 2004, at 9:10 p.m., at Jennie Stuart Medical Center, in Hopkinsville, of natural causes.
Mr. Ford was born on March 23, 1928, in Trigg County, KY. He was the son of the late Lexie and Lula Gude Ford.
Mr. Ford was a farmer, a laborer of construction, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of the Rocky Ridge Baptist Church, in Cadiz.
Survivors include one daughter, Martha Quarles, of Hopkinsville; two brothers, Therman Ford, of Cadiz, and Sheridan Hollowell, of Cerulean; two sisters, Avery Radford, and Lorinza Boyd, of Cerulean.
Gamble Funeral Home, in Hopkinsville, was in charge of all the arrangements.