January 10, 1930 - November 13, 2018
Mr. Lyndel Ford, Sr., 88 of Poulan, died on Tuesday November 13, 2018 at his residence. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday November 16, 2018 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Poulan Cemetery. The Rev. Fred White and Rev. Mike Deloach will officiate. Mr. Ford was born on January 10, 1930 in Worth County to the late Robert Jesse and Myrtle Rogers Ford and had lived in Worth County all of his life. Mr. Ford was a United States Army Veteran having served in the Korean War with the 9th Infantry Division. He was a retired part Owner and manager with Sylvester Motor and Tractor Company, and was currently the Chief Bailiff with the Worth County Court System for over 30 years. Mr. Ford was a former Worth County Commissioner, and also previously served as Mayor and Councilmen for the City of Poulan. He helped organize the Poulan Volunteer Fire Dept. and was a Captain in the Original Poulan Police Dept. Mr. Ford was a member of the Worth Lodge # 194 F&AM, the VFW, the DAV and was a charter member of the Poulan Lions Club where he enjoyed grilling for various functions and causes. He was a deacon at the Poulan Baptist Church where he served faithfully for many years. Mr. Ford loved riding his golf cart, and playing rummikub, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and his courthouse family. Survivors include his wife, Patsy Ford of Poulan; children, Lynn Ford, Jr. (Gina) of Poulan, Keith Ford of Poulan; grandchildren, Lyndsey Tison (Don), Tripp Ford, Jeremy Ford, Kevin Ford (Cindy), Ty Ford and Tammy Belflower (Kevin); great grandchildren, William and Julia Tison, Copper, Grant and Mason Ford, Bristol and Hulyn Ford, Ross and Bailey Belflower, Jacob and Maygen; sister, Lanelle Troutman; sister-in-law, Peggy Ford and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ford was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald W. Ford, Sr. and French Ford.; sister, Vivian Collins; a brother in law, Rufus Troutman. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home. Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com. Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Lyndel Ford, Sr., 88 of Poulan, died on Tuesday November 13, 2018 at his residence. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday November 16, 2018 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Poulan Cemetery.... View Obituary & Service Information
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