Vernie Dale Ford, 52, of Harned, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Baptist Hospital East. He was born in Louisville on Jan. 19, 1960, to Vernie R. and Mary Alice Bennett Ford. Dale was employed by Dana Corporation and previously worked at Tell City Chair Company. He was a member and former fire chief of Hardinsburg Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, carpentry and being "Pappy D" to his grandchildren. Survivors include his daughter, Andrea Ford of Hardinsburg; two grandchildren, Jaylin and Alexis Pile; his parents, Vernie R. and Mary Alice Ford of Hardinsburg; one brother, Danny Ray Ford of Dallas; two sisters, Kathy Ford and Rosie Davis, both of Hardinsburg, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home, with Brother Mac Sosh officiating. Burial follows in Custer Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today and after 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are requested to Hosparus.
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Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
308 South Hardin Street
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
Published in The News-Enterprise on Dec. 3, 2012