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Charles Lloyd Ford Obituary
Ford, Charles Lloyd passed away peacefully on Monday, July 14, 2014, surrounded by his family at 23 Lookout in his hometown of Valley Park, MO. At his request, no Republicans or KU fans were present. Charlie graduated from Valley Park High School, served in the USMC, attended Mizzou, and completed Law School. He then served as a Navy JAG Officer until retiring from the Navy Reserves. He served 20 years as Valley Park Municipal Judge and 18 years on the Valley Park Board of Education, 12 as President. Chuck will be deeply and forever missed by his father, Lloyd (Betty) Ford Jr.; his mother, Marie, who preceded him in death; Karen, his wife of 38 years; his children, Lloyd (Lindsey), Carmen, Henry, Sam (Jordan); honorary sons, Gregory Cannon and Bret Rideout, his beloved grandchildren, Elijah, Jaxson, Quentin, Kaelyn, and Greg Jr., and his sister, June (Curt) Moss. Just do the steps that you've been shown / By everyone you've ever known / Until the dance becomes your very own / No matter how close to your's another's steps have grown / In the end there is one dance you'll do alone. -Jackson Browne Services: Memorial Visitation at the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Thursday 3-9 p.m. Funeral from SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, Friday, 10:45 a.m. to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for an 11:30 a.m. committal service. Following the services everyone is invited to 200 St. Louis Ave. in Valley Park (Brignole Center) for a celebration starting at 3pm. Please, in lieu of flowers, donate to the Charles L. Ford Memorial Scholarship Fund at Valley Park High School c/o Chris Finder, 1 Main St., Valley Park, MO, 63088. Friends may sign the family's on-line guest book at Schrader.com.

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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on July 16, 2014
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