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Douglas N. Ford


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Douglas N. Ford 1930 - 2018
TRUMANSBURG, NEW YORK - Douglas N. Ford passed away on December 30, 2018, at Hospicare of Ithaca, after a brief illness.
Born in Utica, on March 4, 1930, to the late Marjorie (Newman) and Linus C. Ford, he was a graduate of West Canada Valley High School. He spent his early years in Newport, before relocating to the Syracuse area in 1969, where he worked a number of sales positions. An outgoing personality, he was a man who could sell anything to anyone. His favorite time centered around friends and family, drinking coffee and keeping up with the Yankees.
He was a proud Army veteran who served his country in Korea.
He is survived by his sons, Steven (Ronda) Ketcham, of Trumansburg, Gregory Ketcham, of Johnson City and Kerry (Jennifer) Ford, of Baldwinsville; by daughters, Deidra (Jerry) Rosemellia, of Camillus and Wendy (Scott) Buck, of Liverpool; by stepsons, Randy (Barbara) Ryder, of Cicero, Rick Ryder, of Liverpool; and stepdaughter, Vicky (David) Lansing, of East Syracuse; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A Military Funeral will take place on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Romulus, NY.
Contributions can be made to Hospicare, 172 East King Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2019
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