George D. Ford, 77, of Tiffin, died at 4:55 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.
He was born Aug. 23, 1936, in Floyd County, Ky., to Thomas L. and Molly (Ramey) Ford. He married Mindy Frase Oct. 30, 1982, in Tiffin, and she survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Elizabeth Ann (Dave) Martini of Cincinnati and Geneva Rae (Mel) Greer of Findlay; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and six nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Louis Ford.
Mr. Ford was a 1956 graduate of Prestonsburg (Ky.) High School and was a graduate of Morehead University, American University of Washington, D.C., and Tiffin University. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1957-1962. He was a retired accounting controller at Roppe Corp., Fostoria, and he was a financial adviser for Tiffin VFW Post 2858. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Tiffin.
His funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Faith United Methodist Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Donna Van Trees and the United Veterans Council of Seneca County officiating. Private burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin.
Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral at the church.
Memorials may be made to Faith United Methodist Church or to the Wounded Warriors Project, in care of Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419)447-3113.
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