January 10, 1933 - January 12, 2020
James Edward Ford, was born in Carlsbad, New Mexico, January 10, 1933 to Chester and Ethel Ford. He died at the age of 87, on Sunday, January 12, 2020, in Hanford, CA although he had been living the last 12 years in Ridgecrest, CA. James, along with his two brothers, John Ford of Clovis and Roy Gene Ford of Woodland and sister, Olida, were raised by his mother Ethel Ford-Gonzales and grandmother Ally in Texas. James later moved to Corcoran, CA where he married Luell M. Albert and had five children: Sharon K. Munyon of Nipomo, CA, James Ford, Jr. (Elie) of Iowa, Dora Ammons (Gilbert Portillo) of Visalia, CA, Daniel L. Ford (Kathy) of Browns Valley, CA and Mark A. Ford of Orange County, CA, all of whom survive him. James later re-married to Lynn Kinney having one daughter Gail Kenny-Stone (Michael) of Portland, Oregon, also surviving him. James is preceded in death by both his wives. He is also survived by his Fifteen Grandchildren and Thirty-Four Great Grandchildren. James served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. He attended Bethany Bible College as a young man, and he studied the Bible daily and enjoyed discussing his theories with other evangelicals. In his later years was considered by his peers to be an intellectual theologian himself. James' hobbies included cooking and collecting outfits as a Cowboy in suits and boots and his hats to match in many colors. A Graveside Service will be held at the Kingsburg Cemetery, Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. A Memorial Tribute may be offered by logging into www.salseranddillard.com.
James Edward Ford, was born in Carlsbad, New Mexico, January 10, 1933 to Chester and Ethel Ford. He died at the age of 87, on Sunday, January 12, 2020, in Hanford, CA although he had been living the last 12 years in Ridgecrest, CA. James, along... View Obituary & Service Information
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