Chris Ford Sr. of South Boston died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina, at he age of 69.
Mr. Ford was born in Halifax County on March 7, 1950 to the late Mr. Donald Ford Sr. and Mrs. Bessie Womack Ford and was married to Mrs. Sandra Williams Ford.
At an early age, he joined the Presbyterian Church in South Boston.
He was employed by U.S. Plywood and Lasco Bathware.
In addition to his wife of South Boston, survivors include two sons, Shawn Ford (Bonita) and Chris Ford Jr., all of South Boston; one daughter, Christy Ford, of Richmond; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one brother, Donald C. Ford Jr., (Celia); two sisters, Teresa Wiley, (Phillip) and Diane Ford; one aunt, Margaret Womack; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Ford will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Greater Mayfield Apostolic Church with Elder Bernard Wilkins officiating.
Burial will follow in Murphy Grove Baptist Church cemetery.
Public viewing will be Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ford Sr., 1409 Llewellyn Ave., South Boston.
Arrangements are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.