Joseph Ford

Joseph FordJoseph P. Ford, 79, of Lewistown, died at 4:58 p.m. Aug. 15, 2012, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born Feb. 2, 1933, in rural Cuba, a son of Arlo Jackson and Winnetta McCullough Ford.

Surviving are two sisters, Lurabelle Peters of Lewistown and Pawnee (and Rich) Algren of Galesburg; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister.

He was a farmer and also worked at International Harvester in Canton.

Services were held Saturday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba with Reverend Jerry Ford officiating. Burial was in Maryville Cemetery in Bryant.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/22/2012

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