KARNAK, Ill. — Roy “Neal” Ford, 63, of Karnak died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis.
He was retired from Harrah’s casino and had worked for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Paducah. He was a volunteer firefighter and of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Caraker Ford; three sons, Tim Ford, Shawn Ford and Ben Ford, all of Metropolis; two stepdaughters, Tina Abate of Sikeston, Mo., and Tara Burns of Belknap; one stepson, Justin Meyer of Chicago; one brother, Steve Ford of Metropolis; one sister, Shirley Anderson of Karnak; and 20 grandchildren.
His parents were Eugene and Printha Davis Ford.
Services will be at noon Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Wilson Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerell Cain officiating. Interment will follow at Masonic Cemetery in Belknap.
Friends may call at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.