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Obituary of Richard Ford
With great sorrow, the family of Richard Ford of Cullowhee, NC announce that he went home to be with the Lord on April 8th, 2019. He proudly served his country as a WWII and Korean War veteran. He is survived by his loving wife, Emily of 66 years, and daughters Lynn Taylor of North Dakota and Merry Dobbe of Alabama and son Richard A. Ford of Oklahoma. Richard was also blessed with 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren who loved him and called him Pop.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, NC. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 6:00 until 7:00 pm at the funeral home. He will be interred with full military honors at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA.
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