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Bob Ford

October 13, 1954 — June 27, 2021

Bob Ford, age 66, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2021 at the Sunshine Healthcare Facility in Pontotoc, MS. 

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday morning, June 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery near Batesville. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, June 29, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home. 

Bob was born on October 13, 1954 to the late James William Ford and Betty Jane Mixon Ford in Water Valley, MS. He worked as a truck driver for 49 years and was a member of the Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church. Bob was also a volunteer firefighter for the Mt. Olivet Fire Department (Station 4) in which he was one of the founding members. 

The family left behind to cherish his memory includes his two sons, Nick Ford (Rachel) of Thaxton, MS, and Jesse Ford (Laura) of Springfield, TN; one sister, Janie Cosby of Courtland, MS; two brothers, John Ford of Courtland, MS, and Kenny Ford of Dallas, GA; and 7 grandchildren. 

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by two sister-in-laws, Linda Ford and Judy Karr; and one brother-in-law, Mike Cosby. 

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you make memorial contributions in Bob's name to the Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church or the Mt. Olivet Fire Department. 

 

 

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

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