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Thursday August 5th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Friday August 6th, 2021
10:00am

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Friday August 6th, 2021
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Jerry W Ford

Jerry Wilton Ford, 72, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away at his home on Sunday, August 1, 2021.

Jerry was born on October 11, 1948, in Siloam Springs. He was the son of Lt. Col. Sherman W Ford and Laverne Agnew Ford. He married Ginette L Chasse on May 8, 1970, in St. Agatha, Maine. Jerry retired from the U.S. Postal Service after delivering the mail for many years but also had worked in retail for Walmart and Popeyes. Jerry enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing golf and poker, going to fishing tournaments, and bird watching, He loved spending time with his grandchildren, especially taking them fishing and target shooting. Among his hobbies Jerry enjoyed black and white photography including developing the pictures himself. Jerry served with Honor in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife, Ginette Ford of the home; one daughter, Nikki Earp and husband Paul of Siloam Springs; two grandchildren, Taylor Paige Earp and Jerry Connor Earp both of Siloam Springs; two brothers, John Ford of Garfield, Arkansas and Roy Ford of Gravette, Arkansas; along with many other family and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Thursday, August 5, 2021, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10:00 am at Backstrom~Pyeatte Funeral Chapel in Siloam Springs. Pastor Dennis Cottrell will officiate the service, with burial being held at the Oak Hill Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are entrusted to the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign the online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

 


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Guestbook

Ginette I am so very sorry for your loss, Jerry will be missed. My sincerest condolences.

Debb Webb-Arvest Bank Aug 5 2021 12:00 AM

We salute your veteran. Our condolences for your loss & gratitude for your loved one's service to our country. May your memories & God's love bring you peace, comfort & strength at this difficult time. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but LOVE leaves a memory no one can steal.
Death takes the body. God takes the soul. Our mind holds the memories. Our heart keeps the love. Our faith lets us know we will meet again someday.

Larry & Lana Hurt (NE OK Patriot Guard Riders) Aug 3 2021 12:00 AM

We salute your veteran. Our condolences for your loss & gratitude for your loved one's service to our country. May your memories & God's love bring you peace, comfort & strength at this difficult time. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but LOVE leaves a memory no one can steal.Death takes the body. God takes the soul. Our mind holds the memories. Our heart keeps the love. Our faith lets us know we will meet again someday.

Larry & Lana Hurt (NE OK Patriot Guard Riders) Aug 3 2021 12:00 AM

Jerry was a wonderful person and I was honored to have called him friend

Sharon Davis Aug 2 2021 12:00 AM

Thank you for your service.

Diana Chaney Aug 2 2021 12:00 AM

Jerry was a great coworker and friend. Even on my worst days, he could make me laugh.

Diana Chaney Aug 2 2021 12:00 AM