George Ford, 82, of Owensburg passed away at his residence on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
Born in Monroe County, Indiana to Clarence Ford and Lena (Reeves) Ford Galyan. He was the second youngest to three sisters and five brothers. He served six years in the US Army. On April 17, 1964 he married Arbutus F (Wilson) Ford and they were married for forty-five years, she precedes him in death. He drove a semi-truck over the road for thirty-five years and was a member of Teamsters Local 135. In retirement he drove a school bus for Lenzy Hays Inc. for many years.
He is survived by his daughter Lisa D. (Ford) Frye; his son-in-law, Barry A Frye and his partner in crime Samantha Elizabeth –Ann Frye. In addition, he is survived by his foster daughter, Mary (Gastineau) Stout, his sister Alma Hoke of New York and his sister-in-law, Jeanette Ford. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. The family would also like to recognize his care giver Goldie Deckard for her kind words and loving touch.
Per his request he will be cremated. Friends and family can visit on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville from 5:00 pm until 7:00pm with a memorial service starting at 7:00pm. Share condolences, memories and more with George’s family at www.chandlerfh.com