2014-12-02 / Obituaries

Herbert J. Ford, 89

Herbert J. Ford, 89, Eminence, passed away at 1:50 p.m. on Thursday, November, 27, 2014 at his residence.

He was born on Thursday, October 1st, 1925 in Fostoria, Ohio, to the late Herbert Junior and Anna (Todd) Ford.

Herbert was a loving husband and father that strived to be a family provider through his efforts of running a family farm, working at Link Belt in Indianapolis and fi- nally retiring from The State of Indiana at the Indiana Boys School in Plainfield.

Survivors are his wife Ruth Eileen (Coffman) Ford whom he married on September 8th, 1947; daughters, Carol Delclef (Fred) of Eminence, Dixie Wade (Charlie) of Plainfield, Joy Bredlow (Darrell) of Eminence, Cindy Arnold (Mike) of Indianapolis; son Kevin Ford (Barbara) of Eminence; several Grand and Great Grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Melody Ferguson; siblings, Val, Benny, Chuck, Eddie and Margaret.

A private celebration of life service will be held at a later date and time.

The family would also like to thank the Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, Visiting Angels of Greencastle and Dr. Steenburgen and IU health for all the love and support during this difficult time for our family.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Southern Indiana Cremation Society, LLC.

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