OBITUARY

Harry Ford

August 11, 1930January 23, 2018

Harry Ford, 87, answered his final call on January 23, 2018. He was born August 11, 1930 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to John Leslie and Hazel Harvey Ford. He graduated from Tahoka High School in 1948. He married Virginia June Baucom on June 29, 1951 in Tahoka.

Harry worked 48 years for Trumble Crane and Rigging. He proudly served as a New Deal Volunteer firefighter for 28 years, where he was named Officer of the Year In 1996 and Firefighter of the Year In 2015. Harry was on the New Deal City Council from 1993-1996 and served as New Deal’s Mayor from 1996-2002.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; sister, Aubrey Faye Gossett; and brother, Jerry Cody Ford, Sr.

Harry’s legacy are his sons: Harry Gene Ford (Rachel) of Round Rock, TX, Gary Paul Ford (Tara) of New Deal, John Morris Ford (Linda) of Booneville, AR, and Larry Dean Ford (Rosalyn) of Acuff; daughter, Tracy Lynn Damron (Tom) of Tahoka; brothers, John Harvey Ford of Lubbock and William Nick Ford (Sandy) of Meadow, TX; 13 grandchildren; and 19 1/2 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Resthaven Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018 at New Deal First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.

Please visit www.resthavenfuneralhome.com for online tributes.

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    Thursday, January 25, 2018

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Andrea Griffin

January 25, 2018

Gary and all the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Harry was a wonderful man and always full of wisdom.

Judy Zuniga

January 24, 2018

So very sorry for your loss, will hold the family in my prayers. Uncle Harry you will be dearly missed. I love you

Amy Johnson

January 24, 2018

I'm so sorry for the families loss. I only knew him a short few years from my husband being on with New Deal fire department. He made me feel very welcomed (as a new wife). Loved to sit and listen to his stories!!! He will be missed by many

Linda Farr Whittington

January 24, 2018

I am so sorry for your family's loss. My prayers and heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. And praying for a time of celebration for a life well lived.

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