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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Robert Ford

  • Robert Ford, 85, of Center, MO, died at 12:42 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.
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  • Robert Ford, 85, of Center, MO, died at 12:42 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.
    Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Pastor Dan Peters will officiate. Burial will be at Center Cemetery in Center, MO.
    Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
    Mr. Ford was born June 10, 1928, in Ilasco, MO to Robert and Clara Ledbetter Ford.
    He was married to Virginia Ford on December 10, 1954, in Hannibal, MO. She preceded him in death September 23, 2011.
    Survivors include 1 son, Mark Craig Ford (Pam) of Center, MO;  2 grandchildren: Mark Christopher Ford and Brandy Nicole Fugate (Jay); and 1 great-granddaughter, Hannah Fugate, and his dog “Candy”.
    He is preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother and 3 sisters.
    Mr. Ford was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He worked as a self-employed truck driver for many years and retired as the manager of Quincy Soybean in Center, Missouri in 1993.  Mr. Ford was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Center, MO.  He enjoyed mowing grass with his dog Candy. Mr. Ford was a member of the United Methodist Church in Center, Missouri and later of the Center Baptist Church.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in care of the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
    Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com
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