Mr. Wilford died of natural causes at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Cadiz.
He was born September 7, 1914 in Trigg County to the late Edgar Wilford and Laura Dillard Wilford.
He was a member of the Montgomery Elizabeth Baptist Church. He was a self employed contractor, farmer and carpenter.
He is survived by two brothers, Edmond and Marion Wilford both of Cadiz; four sisters, Julia Coolidge Blane of Louisville, Della Wilford of Indianapolis, Ind., Betty Bingham of Cadiz and Darlene Wilkerson of Cadiz; mother-in-law Annie Scholar of Cadiz; one daughter, Margaret Ardoin of Cadiz; three grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and six great grandchildren.