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William "Bill" Ford

August 5, 1943 — April 22, 2023

Owensboro, KY 42303

William "Bill" Ford


William (Bill) Arnold Ford, 79, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023, at Hermitage Health Care and Rehabilitation. He was born August 5, 1943, in Owensboro, KY to the late Sam and Helen Ford.

He was also preceded in death by his wife Carolyn Sumner Ford and his son Aaron Ford.

Bill is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Fencak(Todd); a sister, Betsy Sumner-List(Frank); grandchildren, Jacob Fencak, Hunter Ford, and Carter Ford; many nieces and nephews.

He was a lifelong member of Bethabara Church. Bill served in the U.S. Airforce for 4 years and was retired after many years from being a mechanic and was very passionate about his work and never minded helping someone else work on their car. Bill enjoyed watching UK sports and Nascar. He was also a member of the Crazy Horse Mustang Club. Bill loved his 3 grandchildren more than anything.

Bill will now be reunited with his love Carolyn and son Aaron.

The graveside funeral service for Bill will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bethabara Cemetery with Brother Gerald officiating.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Bethabara Baptist Church

2946 KY-142, Philpot, KY 42366

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