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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Doyle Junior Ford, age 84, of Jefferson, who passed away peacefully in his home after a long illness on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Mr. Ford was born in Oxford, Arkansas, a son to the late Herschel and Opal Webb Ford. Mr. Ford retired from Flint Construction, where he was a Pipe Line Foreman, and attended the Jackson County Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ford was preceded in death by his sister, Velma, his brother Jearl, and his sons, Larry Junior and Ricky Joe.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Vivian Godfrey Ford of Jefferson; daughters, Rosa Morris of Winder, Cathy Gainey and her husband Emery of Gainesville, FL, son, Terry Lynn Ford and his wife Sue of Greenwood, Indiana; eight Grandchildren, fifteen Great Grandchildren and 1 great grandchild also survives.
The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Dr. Jack Lawson officiating. The burial will follow in the Woodbine Cemetery in Jefferson.
The visitation will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 5 - 7 PM at Evans Funeral Home.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.