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October 8, 2012

John M. Ford

John M. Ford ROXBURY — John M. Ford, resident of Louisville, Ky., and formerly of Roxbury, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at the Baptist East Hospital, Louisville, Ky. John was born on June 28, 1932, at Margaretville, the son of Leonard and Cora (Rosa) Ford.

He married June H. Smith on May 14, 1955, at Roxbury.

John served in the U.S. Army from 1950 until retirement in 1978, with the rank of Sgt. First Class.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a past member of the Shandaken Masonic Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, June H. Ford; two daughters, Crystal and her husband, Scott Smith of Kentucky and Kim Skipper of Roxbury; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral and committal services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in the Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, with military honors.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.

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