George Howard Ford passed quietly on 7/25/2023 at the age of 92 in Mineral Wells, Texas. Services will be held at 10 am Saturday, July 29, 2023 at Dobbs Valley Baptist Church with Roland Harvey officiating. Burial will be at Dobbs Valley Cemetery, Santo, Texas immediately following the service.
George was born on February 26, 1931 in McKinney, Collin County, Texas to Roscoe l Ford and Lorene (Landreth) Ford. They later moved to the Santo, Texas area where he attended school and graduated in 1948. He joined the Marines in 1949 and served in the Korean Conflict earning an honorable discharge. He then attended Weatherford College in Weatherford, Texas and Texas Weslyan University in Fort Worth, Texas, eventually completing a Master's in Education.
He lived most of his life in White Settlement, Texas where he was a teacher and then principal at North Elementary. He loved to fish in Red River, New Mexico in the summer and in Port Aransas, Texas in the fall.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Gay, and son Roland Kent Ford.
Survivors include brothers: Bill K. Ford (Caroline), Sam R. Ford (June) and Jerry W. Ford (Shannon) and one sister Loretta J. Smith.
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