Loyd L. Ford Obituary

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 18:38

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Loyd L. Ford, 89, Poteau, OK passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in North Little Rock, AR. Loyd was born February 25, 1930 in Wister, OK to Roy & Anna (Green) Ford.


He was a painting contractor for over 35 years.


Loyd was a veteran of the US Army and served in the Korean War.


He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna (1998); siblings, Eual & Ernest “Red” Ford, Odie, Hershel, James & Clarence “Doc” Slone.


Survivors include his children, Michael & Sue Ford of Poteau, OK, Sharon Strode & Mike Heflin of Poteau, Janet & Alan Owens of Hot Springs, AR, Karen Fortner of Little Rock, AR , Gary Fortner of Heavener, OK; grandchildren, Chris, Stephanie, Candice, Demi, Elijah, Brian, Zachary & Lexy; numerous great grandchildren; sister, Shirley Coffey of Red Oak, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 1pm, Friday, April 19, 2019 at Church of God Seventh Day in Wister, OK with Elder Chip Hinds officiating. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery, Poteau. Pallbearers will be Chris, Cameron & Christian Duncan, Zak & Gary Fortner, Alan & Elijah Owens, Seth Sam. Honorary pallbearers will be Lamar Ford & Chuck Ferguson. The family will be at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with family and friends.

You may leave an online message at www.evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com


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


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