Mr. Ford was born on February 21, 1939 in Jacksonville, Alabama.
He was a member of Happy Valley Baptist Church. He loved Alabama football. Enjoyed fishing, golfing, and spending time with his grandchildren. He had a wonderful sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ann Ford; sons, Shane (Frances) Ford, Thomas Lenwood (Gail) Ford Jr.; daughters, Leigh Ann Colley, Amanda (Bradley) Frye; grandchildren, Jeremy Colley, Daniel Ford, Jonathan Colley, Maggie Ford, Parker Frye, Preslee Frye; sisters, Sarah Norred, Brenda Ford; brother, Kenneth (Betty) Ford.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 23, 2012, at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley, Alabama at 2 p.m. (EST). The Rev. John Samanie officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home Saturday from 12:30 p.m. (EST) until the funeral hour. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Lanett.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made in his honor to the Happy Valley Baptist Church Parsonage Fund.
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Valley, Alabama directing. (334)768-2141