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Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard L. Ford III 1948 - 2007 Alpharetta, Ga.

Eudora - Memorial services for Richard L. Ford III, 58, Alpharetta, Ga., will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel. Inurnment will follow in Eudora Cemetery. Mr. Ford died Tuesday at his home. He was born Feb. 21, 1948, in El Dorado, Ark., the son of Richard L. Jr., and Bertha Hadden Ford. He had lived in Eudora for many years before moving to California and later to Georgia. He attended Eudora High School.Mr. Ford served the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He served in Germany. He was a template drafter for the Affinity Stoneworks Company in Alpharetta. He formerly owned an electronic repair business in California.Survivors include his mother, Bertha Ford Nichols, Eudora; his former wife, Gloria Ford, Orlando, Fla.; a brother, Mike Ford, Brussels, Belgium; a sister, Beverly Emerson, Gilroy, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father in 1973.The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Ford.