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Gary Douglas Ford, 70, Summer Shade, KY (1945-2015)

He was a brick mason and a farmer. He was a native of Louisville, KY and a resident of Summer Shade, KY, at the time of his death. His wife of 39 years,m Sarah Susan Russell Ford, survives. He leaves two direct living descendants
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Gary Douglas Ford, age 70, of Summer Shade, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at his home, after a short illness.

Funeral services will be Monday, June 15, 2015, at 2pmCT, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Brother Jordan Woodie officiating. Burial will follow in the Ford Family Cemetery. Visitation will begin Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 1pmCT and on Monday after 7amCT until time of services.

Gary Douglas Ford, 70, Summer Shade, KY (1945-2015)

Born May 15, 1945, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, he was the son of the late Oakley Ray and Vada Halcomb Ford. He died Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Summer Shade, KY.

He was the husband of Sarah Susan Russell Ford, who survives. They were married September 6, 1975.

He was a brick mason and a farmer.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include:
  • One son: John Ray and his wife Kara, of Glasgow, KY

  • One sister: Gail, and her husband, Rudy of Beckton, KY

  • One grandson: Jase Ford

  • One niece: Sonya and her husband Gary Bragg

  • One nephew: Scott and his wife Chele Gillon

  • And a great niece and nephew: Kelsey and Kyle Bragg
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Summer Shade Fire Department.

Send a condolence to the family of Gary Ford

The McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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