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James C. Ford



Visitation With The Family
Monday, June 17, 2019
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church
738 E Castle S
Murfreesboro, TN

Celebration of Life Service
Monday, June 17, 2019
12:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church
738 E Castle S
Murfreesboro, TN

The Service of Committal & Interment
Murfreesboro, TN

James C. Ford, a native of Chicago, Illinois, was born to the late Donaldson Ford and Lucille Griffin on April 15, 1936. He professed love and a hope in Jesus Christ at an early age in Chicago, Illinois. James transitioned from this earthly life to eternal life on Wednesday, June 12,2019 at Alive Hospice, Murfreesboro.

He was a graduate of Roosevelt University in 1957 with a major in Labor Relations with a concentration in Labor Studies.

James entered the United State Army on April 22, 1957. He completed basic training at Fort Carson, Colorado. He attended the Combat Engineer School at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He reported to Camp Wolters,
Texas and assigned to "B" Company 864 Engineer Battalion. He was Honorably Discharged with the rank of Specialist 4th lass.

James had his work career with the United States Postal Service and retired after 35 years of service as a Labor Relations Representative in charge of the Chicago Division.

He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted wife, Mary Ford; daughters, Monica Ford Jones, Arnita (Michael) Taylor, Dr. Christy (Troy) Robinson and Sondra (Herschel) Owens; grandchildren, Keith, Evan, Brandon, Alexandria, Nolan, Blake, Braxton, Ian, and Brielle; cousin, Mary Brown; brothers-in-law, Robert (Rubye) Ellis and Tom (Evelyn) Ellis; and close friends, Franklin English, St. Clair Darby, Henry Stamm and Earnest

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371