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Joseph Cooper Ford

November 9, 1942 August 19, 2020
Joseph Cooper Ford
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Obituary for Joseph Cooper Ford
Joseph Cooper Ford, age 77 of Pikeville, passed from this life Wednesday, August 19, 2020 with family by his side. While in Arkansas, he worked for a telephone company, then moved to Pikeville where he met the love of his life, Mary Ellen Roberson. Joseph served in the United States Army Infantry for over two years and later was a long distance truck driver for thirty-five years. He was a member of Pikeville Church of Christ and enjoyed repairing vehicles, doing carpentry work along with making furniture, and spending time with family. After retirement he became the watchful eye and voice for his daughter Janis.
Preceding Joseph in death were his parents, JC and Doskie Alzina Cooper Ford; sister, Vanita Ann Ford.
Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-two years, Mary Ellen Roberson Ford, daughters, Christy (Troy) Trussell, Callie (Michael) Pendergrass, and Janis Ford; grandchildren, Miranda (Aaron) Worthington, Gracie and Cooper Pendergrass, Chelsey and Roman Trussell; great-grandchildren, Gunnyr and Rhett Worthington; brothers, Herbert Lee(Linda) Ford, Donald Ray (Polly) Ford; sisters, Patsy and Katherine Ford, and Barbara Murray; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
A graveside service will be 2:00 pm CDT Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Humble Cemetery with Bro. Tony Britt officiating. The family will receive friends 5:00-9:00 pm CDT Friday, August 21, 2020 and 10:00 am-1:30 pm Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Pikeville Funeral Home.
Condolences can be made at Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.
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