Glenn Ford


LEOTI — Glenn H. Ford, 94, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Wichita County Health Center Long Term Care in Leoti.

LEOTI — Glenn H. Ford, 94, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Wichita County Health Center Long Term Care in Leoti.

He was born Sept. 1, 1919, in Leoti, to Robert Earl and Hessie Brock Ford.

A lifetime resident of Leoti, Mr. Ford was a farmer, stockman and John Deere mechanic. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II.

On Sept. 25, 1951, he married Vera Faye Riddiough in Clayton, N.M. She survives. Other survivors include three children, Glenda Ford and Terri Ridder, both of Leoti, and Bill Ford of Oakley; a sister, Doris Martin of Greeley, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; four siblings, Ruby Schwindt, Evagene Harbach, Louise Terrell and Earl Ford; and one great-grandson.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Leoti. Inurnment will be at Beulah Cemetery in northern Wichita County, with military honors provided.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti. Memorials may be given to the Glenn H. Ford Memorial Fund for the continued restoration of Beulah Stone Church. Price & Sons Funeral Home of Leoti is in charge of arrangements.

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