John D. Ford, age 75 of Calhoun, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 in Redmond Regional Medical Center.
John was born on April 8, 1943 in Pargould, Arkansas to the late John M. Ford, Jr. and Alberta Schell Ford. He was a member of the Calhoun Community Church, where he served as a Deacon. John was a resident of Gordon County for the last 40 years, and was a member of The Gideons, a Boy Scout Leader of Troup 53, and Silver Beaver Recipient.
John is survived by his wife, Glenda Ballinger Ford; two sons, Tom Ford and his wife Marilys, and Mark Ford and his wife Simone; daughter, Rebecca Ford McEntyre and her husband Trevor; and six grandchildren, Oliver and Bradley Ford, Max, Hudson, and Cade Ford, and Amber McEntyre.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, July 12th at 5 PM from Calhoun Community Church with Reverend Jerry Rice and Scott Whittle officiating.
Pallbearers serving are: Scott Whittle, Tim Mulkey, Gerald Wells, Arvil Craig, Doug Sumner, and Jeff Ruddell.
Honorary Pallbearers are: employees of Springs, and members of The Gideons.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 11th from 5 PM until 8 PM at Calhoun Community Church.
In addition to flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions in honor of John be made to The Gideons by mail to PO Box 1254, Calhoun, GA 30703 or online at www.gideons.org/sendtheword
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for John D. Ford, age 75 of Calhoun.