James William "Jimmy" Ford (1937 - 2017)

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    - Kenneth Boose
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    - barbara hollis
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    - gary musselman
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Entered into rest Wednesday, January 25, 2017, James William Ford, 79, loving husband of Debbie Ford.

Jimmy was a native of Augusta and attended ARC. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired from the Richmond County Sheriff's Department after serving for many years, with his final position as a Lieutenant in the Criminal Investigations Division.

Family members in addition to his wife include children: Frank Ford (Robin), Aiken, SC, Tara Ford-Romes (Mike), Grovetown, GA, Susan Ford Gonzalez (Manuel), Buford, GA, Megan G. Ford, Martinez, GA, Michael C. Ford, Evans, GA, Jonathan J. Ford, Evans, GA; siblings: Mary Ford, Heyward Ford, Cassey Langham, James Ford, Patsy Ford, Patricia Pitts, Jack Ford and 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Bunny Ford Faulk and granddaughter, Cassidy Faulk.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. at West Acres Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Harmon and Rev. Greg Glover officiating.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Eugene Yu, Willy Hogan, Ray Heath, Ron Colvin, R. L. Duckworth, Jimmy Whitehead, Owen Crickenburger, Richmond County Sheriff's Department (particularly CID office from 1979-1999), Enterprise Augusta Marketing Lot, Evans Hardee's Breakfast Club and Richmond Academy Monday Lunch Bunch.

Memorial contributions may be made to West Acres Baptist Church 555 Gibbs Road, Evans, GA 30809 or That's What Friends Are For, Inc., P.O. Box 9490, Augusta, GA 30906.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484.

Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com~~The Augusta Chronicle - January 26, 2017

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2017
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