Richard R. Ford

Published 8:07 am Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Richard R. Ford


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Richard R. Ford, 83, of Stanford, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at home. Born on November 1, 1935, in Taunton, Massachusetts to the late Arthur L.D. Ford and the late Ella Marguerite Richmond Ford. Richard and his late wife, Castella E. Root Ford were longtime residents of Chatham, Massachusetts. Richard was a groundskeeper/mechanic for Eastward Ho! Country Club in Chatham, Massachusetts. He was also a veteran for the United States Coast Guard.

Survivors include one son, William R. Ford (Ana); two daughters, Susan Dunbar (Mike) and Cathryn Huskinson (Ken); one brother, Stephen Ford (Tammy); one sister, Eleanor Barker; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Castella E. Root Ford; and one brother, Lee Ford.

A visitation has been scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, Kentucky. A private family burial will be held at a later date.