Wallace Ford, Sr
07/17/1939 - 01/25/2018
Wallace Ford Sr., 78, of New Oxford, entered into God’s eternal care on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. Born July 17, 1939 in Olney, MD, he was the son of the late Wallace and Dorothy (Tyler) Ford. Wallace was retired from J & W Caulking in New Oxford. He was a member of the Hanover Moose and enjoyed hunting, fishing, the beach and spending time with family and friends. Surviving are the love of his life, Jane Ford of Westminster, MD; four children, Wally Ford Jr. and wife Joanie of New Oxford, Kelly Beckwith of Taylersville, MD, William Ford of Stewartstown and Cherry Shanebrook and husband Scott of New Oxford; three step-children, Tim Daniels of Littlestown, John Daniels of WV and Mark Daniels of Bonneauville; eight grandchildren, Logan and Zach Ford, Ryan Eiker, Rylie and Ryan Shanebrook, Tayler Kirker, Tyler Stebbing and Chris Kline, three great-grandchildren, five siblings, Betty Johnson, Janet Utermoehlin, Kevin Ford Sr., Ricky Abersold and Joyce McCarson. He was preceded in death by three siblings, Margaret Becker, Robert and Harold Ford. He will be greatly missed by his two canine companions Hannah and Lisa. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave. McSherrystown, with Rev. Charles L. Persing officiating. Burial will follow in Annunciation Cemetery, McSherrystown. Friends and relatives will be received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers will be Chris Kline, Tyler Stebbing, Ryan Shanebrook, Harold Ford Jr., Chuck Becker and Abraham Umana. Contributions in memory of Wallace may be made to Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325.
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Posted at:01/31/2018 11:11 am
Joyce Elaine McCarson - firstname.lastname@example.org
God Bless you my brother. Jr was a man of incredible strength. He loved working at his job everyday he was a man of all trades. He helped his brothers to build homes and even build his own homes for his family. He raised cattle, pigs, goats everything you could think of. He was a hard working man and provided for his family. He was a wonderful cook and he loved growing his own produce in his garden. He loved spending time at the beach with Jane whenever he could. He did everything he wanted to do. He traveled to places and lived in other states. Montana he said was beautiful place.
Best of all he loved his dogs they where his life line companion and they will truly miss his love.
RIP my brother with all my love - For we shall meet again in that beautiful place called Heaven.
Posted at:01/27/2018 6:06 am
Judy Null - Jcnull8@aol.com
Sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.
Posted at:01/26/2018 4:04 pm
Brenda Rawlings - email@example.com
My thoughts and prayers are with all during this sad time. He was a good man who I am proud to call my uncle. He was loved by so many. He will be missed greatly, but no more pain and suffering, hes gone home with our Lord.So we have gained another Angel. I am sorry that I cannot be there in person, but just know that I am there in your thoughts and prayers.RIP Uncle Junior !!! With all my Love Brenda
Posted at:01/26/2018 5:05 pm
Teresa Wagaman - firstname.lastname@example.org
I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Pappy at J & W Caulking. He was quite humorous and loved his furry companions and bringing them in to work to visit with us. I'm sure he will be missed dearly by his family.