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Dr. Robert Clayton Ford Jr.


1935 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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Dr. Robert Clayton Ford, Jr.

West Memphis, AR

Dr. Robert Clayton Ford, Jr., 81, of Mount Pleasant, SC, formerly of West Memphis, AR, husband of Vaneta McIrvin Ford died Monday, February 13, 2017. His Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 4 at the Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. 2nd St., Memphis, TN at 2 p.m.

Bob was born March 2, 1935 in Memphis, TN, son of the late Dr. Robert Clayton Ford and the late Clara Wilkerson Ford. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Medical School and served in the United States Air Force. He practiced medicine in West Memphis from 1964 until his retirement in 1992. He was former Chief of Staff at Crittenden Memorial Hospital. He was active in the Vestry, a lay reader at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, and a past member of the executive council of the Diocese of Arkansas. He was a member of the Rotary and former member of the Board of Directors at the Boys Club.

In addition to his wife of 56 years, Vaneta, he is survived by his three sons, Robert Clayton Ford III (Lisa) of West Memphis, AR, Dr. David W. Ford (Angie) of Mount Pleasant, SC, and Michel Jay Ford of Los Angeles, CA; and three grandchildren, Ashleigh Erin Ford, Sullivan Bishop Ford, and Griffin Reeves Ford.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Episcopal Church, Memphis, TN.

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 1, 2017
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