Robert Ford Stanford
July 6, 1927 – January 5, 2019
Beloved Dad, Brother and Grandfather
Visitation will be held, 10 – noon, Sunday, January 27th with funeral services to follow at 1pm, at Bateman Carroll funeral home. Bob, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 at his home in Portland. He was 91 years old.
Robert Ford Stanford was born July 6, 1927 in El Dorado, Arkansas the youngest of four children to William Douglass and Laura Rosalund McLeod. While serving in the United State Air Force in England he met his future bride at a dance in Blackpool in June of 1952. After four months of dating and six months of writing letters back and forth Robert asked Brenda to marry him. The moved to America and they were promptly married on June 25, 1953 in Robert’s home state of Arkansas. They had a daughter, Patricia Anne who preceded them in death on January 4th of 1980. They lived in many different parts of the country but settled in Portland on May 3, 1971. Robert was a postal courier for many years and retired around 1990.
Robert had many passions, one was bowling and he achieved much success winning awards like Senior titles in Portland and surrounding areas, recording victories better than 4 times. Robert also loved fishing and camping throughout his lifetime.
Bob is survived by his son David “Alan” Stanford of Pasco, Washington, granddaughter Aileen. Brothers J.D. and Bill and sister Eunice Liebendorfer have previously passed.
Burial and committal will be held at Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Oregon.
- Stanford, Robert Sunday, January 27, 2019
- STANFORD, Robert Sunday, January 27, 2019
- STANFORD, Robert Monday, January 28, 2019