Kennath L. Ford
Kennath L. Ford
  • July 28, 1934 - November 6, 2017
  • Shiloh, Illinois

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Kennath L. Ford, 83, of Shiloh, IL, born July 28, 1934 in Senath, MO, passed away Nov. 6, 2017 in Shiloh.

Mr. Ford retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years as Civil engineer. He then worked another 20 years at FKG Oil (Moto) as their maintenance supervisor. He loved Gold Wing motorcycles, camping and traveling. Above all, his favorite times were those spent with his grandchildren whom he loved dearly.

Kennath was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Wilma, nee Foster, Ford; a son, Danny R. Ford; his parents, Leo and Vera, nee Bohannon, Ford; two brothers, Bill Ford and L.J. Ford; and two sisters, Noreen Bradshaw and Uqullia Ford.

He is survived by three sons, Dennis L. Ford, Kimball L. Ford, and Kenny P. (Jules) Ford; two daughters, Gwendolyn (Doyle) Cloud and Cynthia A. (Donald) Kane; 26 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Memorials are requested to the American Diabetes Association or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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Visitation: Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 pm Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home, 5000 N. Illinois, Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral: Services will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens.