Stanley Eugene Ford

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Stanley Eugene Ford, 72, Moundville, Mo., passed away on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, at St. Lukeís Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., following a lengthy illness. Stan was born July 5, 1948 in Fort Scott, Kan., to Frances W. and Bertha M. (Riley) Ford. On Dec. 22, 1968, he was united in marriage to Norma L. Salters in Hume, Mo., and she survives of the home.

Stan grew up in the Bronaugh area and graduated from Bronaugh High School Class of 1966. He attended Pittsburg State University where he received his bachelorís degree. Following college Stan worked for a number of years as a mechanic in Fort Scott and also farmed. He has worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor for the past 23 years and has been employed by Compass Health in Nevada for the past 20 years.

Stan was an avid outdoorsman where enjoyed hunting and fishing, was always in attendance in his childrenís and grandchildrenís sporting events, and most of all loved being with his family. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Garland, Kan.

Survivors include his wife, Norma, of the home; three children, Antonette Sweeden (Kevin) of Springdale, Ark., Amy Dew (Rob), Leach, Okla., and Amanda Pollock (Jeff), Duncan, Okla.; and seven grandchildren, Courtney Bunch, Caitlyn, Bunch, C. Ryleigh Bunch, Tristyn Searles, Avry Searles, Ayden Pollock, and Jordan Pollock. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, James Ford.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 11, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Brother Rick Womack officiating. Interment will follow in the Worsley Cemetery, Bronaugh. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

At this time there is no longer a statewide limitation on the number of people attending funerals or visitations, however those in attendance will be asked to maintain social distancing, and that people are asked to wear face mask to protect themselves and others.

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