September 7, 1946 - December 23, 2021
Francis “Barney” Ford 75, went to be with the Lord on 23 December 2021. A long-time resident of Pensacola, he was originally from Athens, Pennsylvania. Barney joined the Navy after high school and rose to the rank of Chief Petty Officer after 25 years of service to his country. During those years, he received Jesus into his heart as Savior and Lord. He was a member of McIIwain Presbyterian Church. He sang in the choir and helped serve breakfast every week to the Men’s Prayer Group. He also enjoyed playing softball, racquetball, working out at the YMCA, watching all kinds of sports especially PSC basketball. He will always be remembered as a faithful friend who was interested in others and ready to lead a helping hand. He will especially be remembered by many families who shared special meals with him through the years. Barney is preceded in death by his parents, Roland Ford and Gertrude Hunter Ford and his brother Mo Ford. A memorial service will be held at McIIwain Presbyterian Church, Pensacola on January 4, 2022 with visitation at 10:00a.m. and service at 11:00a.m. Graveside services will be held at Barrancas National Cemetery at 1:00p.m. Pallbearers will be Joshua Showalter, John Showalter, Micah Showalter, Charlie Clarke, Tom Turner and Rob Pike. Honorary Pallbearers, Don Railsback and Charlie Foster. We would like to thank everyone for their prayers and acts of kindness during these last difficult days. Family request in lieu of flowers please send a memorial gift to McIIwain Presbyterian Church Missions Fund. .Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, 1000 South Highway 29, Cantonment, is entrusted with arrangements. You may express condolences online at www.fcfhs.com.
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