2011-07-26 / Obituaries

Ernest Ray Hord, 84


Ernest Ray Hord Ernest Ray Hord Ernest Ray Hord, 84, Cloverdale, passed away on July 21, 2011 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born on May 6, 1927 in Indianapolis and was the son of the late Richard Ray and Helen (Stuck) Hord.

He married Evelyn Rae (Dillard) Hord on Feb. 6, 1971 and she survives.

He was a self employed house painter, veteran of the United States Navy during WW II and a member of the V. F. W. # 1550, Jesse M. Lee Post at Greencastle.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Susan Hord Inman and husband Peter J., St. Augustine, FL, Michael Hord and wife Carol, Plymouth, ID, Douglas Hord, Indianapolis, Renzie Lee Miller, Indianapolis, his sister, Elanore “Babe” Singhurst, Spencer, his brothers, Clarence Hord, Indianapolis, Joe Hord, MS and Paul Hord, Martinsville, 9 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale with Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Interment will be in the Florida National Cemetery at Bushnell, Florida.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan C. Skipworth, his son, Steven Lee Hord and his sister, Mildred Mitchell.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.

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