Ford-Robert A. of West Islip, on January 30, 2005 in his 81st year. Beloved father of Gilbert and Grace, Roy, William and Lucy, Debra and Brian. Loving Grandfather of 13. Cherished greatgrandfather of seven and one on the way. Family will receive friends at Lang-Tobia-DiPalma Funeral Home, 255 Higbie Lane, West Islip on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9. Cremation Private.