Ford, Jr, Robert L.
Date: Memorial Gathering: Thursday, April 2, 2009
Time: 4 pm-5 pm
Mahn Twin City Chapel - Festus
Date: Memorial Service: Thursday, April 2, 2009
Time: 5 pm
Mahn Twin City Chapel, Festus
Robert L. Ford, Jr, 78, of Festus entered into rest Sun, March 29, 2009 at Scenic Nursing & Rehab Center, Herculaneum, MO. He was a retired engineer of highway construction at Asphaltic Concrete, Inc, St Louis. He was a US Army veteran who had served in the Korean War, member of American Legion, Masonic Lodge, attended Radiant Life Church in Festus and enjoyed his children and grandchildren. Born August 28, 1930, in Kanawa, OK, to the late Robert L. and Ollie Jerusha (Richardson) Ford, Sr.
He is survived by his loving wife, Wanda (Adams) Ford of Festus; son, Robert L. (Renee) Ford, III of Arnold, Debi (Roger) Hurst of Festus and the late Barbara Buenniger; brothers: Dalton Ford, Wayne Ford and Charles Ford all of TX; sister, Mary (Doc) Poore of New Madrid, MO; grandchildren: Eric (Brandy) Hurst, Ryan "Roscoe" (Nicole) Hurst, Robert L. Ford IV, Chris Buenniger and Nick Buenniger; and great grandchildren: Ashleigh Hurst, Rian-Skai Hurst and Xander Hurst.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Buenniger; brothers: David Ford and Jerry Ford; and sisters: Viva Hughes and Sue Carafiol.
It was his wish to make an anatomical body donation to Washington University School of Medicine.