FORD, JERRY WAYNE SR., 65, of Lebanon Junction, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, December 15, 2013 while surrounded by loved ones at his home. Mr. Ford was born in Louisville on October 11, 1948, he graduated from Seneca High School in 1967. He was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church and he served his country in the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He retired from Ford Motor Co., LAP after 32 years of service. After retirement, he continued to work at Ford Motor Co. for Apex Quality Control. Mr. Ford was a Master Mason at McNeil Lodge #586 and he loved gardening, hunting, fishing and cooking for his family and friends, he especially loved to cook and serve at church functions.
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Among those who preceded him in death include, his father, Henry H. Ford.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 41 years, Hope Ford; son, Jerry Wayne Ford Jr.; grandchildren, Jerry Wayne Ford III and Connor William Ford; mother, Gladys Ruth Ford; sisters, Glenda Casper (Joe) and Judy Seelye (Steve); brothers, Henry Harold Ford and Jesse Johnson (Norma Jean); and several nieces, nephews, in-laws and other family and friends.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Hwy., at Brooks Rd.) with internment in Highland Memory Gardens. Friends may pay their respects on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. at Schoppenhorst with a Masonic service at 7 p.m.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Maple Grove Baptist Church.
Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home
4895 North Preston Highway
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Published in The Courier-Journal on Dec. 17, 2013