Stephen Jerry Ford, son of the late Virgil Ford and Reta Bell Goodwin Ford, was born July 18, 1944, in Charter Oak, Missouri, and departed this life April 29, 2017, at the Southeast Health in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, at the age of 72.
Mr. Ford was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a former employee of General Motors. He was a member of the VFW, the Moose Club in Doniphan, Missouri, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Survivors include one daughter, Andrea White, Florida; two sisters, Sue Parks, Windfall, Indiana, and Bernadean Lowe, Harker Heights, Texas; by several nieces and nephews and other family members and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Ryan White; by three brothers, Gene Ford, Ronald Ford, and Kenneth Ford.
A graveside memorial service will be conducted later in Brookside Cemetery, Windfall, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dudley Lacey Food Pantry at Windfall United Methodist Church.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri, was in charge of all arrangements.
Published on  May 9, 2017