Gary Don Ford

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Gary Don Ford, 47, of Poteau, OK passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Ft. Smith, AR.

Gary was born March 24, 1973 in Ft. Smith, AR. Gary held a bachelor degree in criminal justice from Northeastern State University.

He was a medal of valor decorated, retired Poteau Police officer with 20 years of service.

He enjoyed fly fishing, elk hunting in Colorado with his family, grilling, and cheering for his OU Sooners and Oakland/Las Vegas Raiders.

Gary was preceded in death by JoAnne Broyles, Bill &Georgia Kerbow, Denver & Betty Ford and Marty Ford.

Survivors include his wife, Darla (Sawyer) Ford of the home; sons, Ronnie & Emerald of Spiro, OK, Alexander of Edmond, OK, Joshua & Winter of Ft. Smith, AR; parents, Gary & Kay Ollie, Jack Broyles Jr.; brothers, Jeff Broyles of Poteau, OK, Gary D. Ollie & wife Tara of Douglas, WY, Bryan Ollie & wife Crystal of Heavener, OK; nephew, Camden Broyles; nieces, Landry, Blaike & Ryleigh Broyles all of Poteau; numerous Ford family members from the Wister area, including, Lamar & Sharon, Dale & JoAnn, Donny & Sherry; cousins, TC Sanders, Andy & Amanda Ford, Sonya & Bill Thompson, Jody & SueAnn Loggains; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Monday, May 18, 2020 at Oakland Cemetery Pavilion, Poteau with Jim Cook officiating.

Honorary pallbearers will be Chad Brown, Jim Craig and the Poteau Police Dept.

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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK

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