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“Such a sad time because I can never remember a time without Benny. From early childhood through all of high school, Benny was always around, cracking...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Gayle Malone - Monroe, LA

“My dad was Benny and the Ford family pastor when we were just small children. We have kept in touch with the family through the years. So sorry to...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: William Smith - Monroe, LA

“We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We knew him for years and will truly be missed.Benny was so much fun to be around. He always had a smile....Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: April Coy - Marion, LA - Friend

“So sorry to hear of Benny's passing. He was a true original with a booming voice, generous heart, rough edges, and a welcoming soul. The kids loved...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Scarborough - Elyria, OH

“He was all a good guy and really got acquainted when we were making friendship cakes together. I(Dot)gave him the recipe and we made it together, had...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: James P and Dot Tarter - Marion, LA

“LISA, SAM, SANDRA AND REST OF FAMILY YOU HAVE MY HEARTFELT CONDONLENCES. I WAS SO SORRY TO LEARN OF BENNY'S PASSING. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: GLORIA BUSH - Marion, LA - Friend

“I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Benny. He was my brothers roommate at the nursing home. He was a great friend and companion to him and will be greatly...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Paula Joseph - West monroe, LA

“So sorry to hear of Benny's passing. Sending my love to all & my thoughts & prayers ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sherry Reitzell - Grayson, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Benny was a good friend to me and to my son, Jeromy Pruitt. Jeromy loved him and Benny loved Jeromy. They spent a lot...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Regina Pennington - Marion, LA

“Rest In Peace now Benny. Thanks for all the memories and laughs. You are completely healed again. You will be missed, but you'll never be forgotten....Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kevin Dupree - Sterlington

“What a joy to know my brother! No one could out-wit him! He was quick with it. He was very competitive. He was very social. Loved God, family and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Perry - Sister


Funeral services for Benny P. Ford, 69, of Linville will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bubba Hoggatt officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Linville under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Mr. Ford went to his heavenly home April 17, 2017. Benny was a retired truck driver for the Union Parish Police Jury. He enjoyed playing Domino's, Bingo and visiting with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Burnell Ford; mother, Lona Russell; son, Ben Ford; and sister, Gaye Day.

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Lisa Cain & husband, Chris; daughter-in-law, Amber Anthony; step-daughter, Kristi Bergeron & husband, Brandon; two step-sons, Stuart Williams & wife, Angie and Scott Williams & wife, Jessi; three sisters, Sandra Perry & husband, Jodie, Faye Dixon & husband, Billy Joe and Billie Bowen; twelve grandchildren, Jason Matthews & wife, Ashley, Samantha Tucker & husband, Matt, Ryan Conley, Rylee Anthony, Kamryn Williams, Dean Williams, Ryan Williams, Ethan Williams, Kaci Bagley & husband, Max, Bryson Hatfield, Colten Cain & wife, Hannah and Callie Cain; nine great-grandchildren, Maverick Tucker, Jaxon Matthews, Brantley Matthews, Mason Matthews, Nolan Matthews, Ben Bagley, Cash Cain, Cannon Ford, Carson Cain and Millie Cain; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Roy Reppond, Matt Hall, Dale Dupree, Brandon Dixon, Jared Bowen and Kevin Dupree.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Dewey Rhodes, Buster Maxey, Stein Bearden, Jeromy Pruitt, Pete Parks and Robin Cox.

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel in Farmerville.

The family would like to thank the staff and directors at Arbor Lake for all of the care and love given to Benny.

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