Mr. Henry Curtis Ford, III., of LaGrange, passed away on May 12, 2019 at the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Ford was born on August 16, 1947 in LaGrange to the late Henry C. Ford, Jr. and Sara Hanners Ford.
He was a 1965 graduate of LaGrange High and furthered his education at Troy State University, graduating in 1981. He faithfully served his country in the United States Navy as a Gunners Mate, Petty Officer Second Class from 1966-1970. Mr. Ford worked for Daniel Construction as a Project Manager and for F.E. Booker Company. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and wood working.
Survivors include his wife, Maureen Sheehy Ford; his children, Chris Ford (Susan), Candace Neighbors (Joey), Jason Wolf and Jessica Smith (D.J. ); sisters, Sue Ford Olson and Kay Ford Bennett; grandchildren, Caitlin Brown (Ryan), Stephen Hilyer (Shannon), Colby Wolf, Allie Ford, Morgan Null, Kinley Smith, Tripp Smith, Amanda Gesselman and Dylon Neighbors; nieces and nephews, Kim Young (Mike), Dixie Noles (Chad), Jennifer Olson (Akshay Lohitsa), Brandi Daniel (Brett) and Matt Olson; 3 great grandchildren and numerous great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Franklin Road Baptist Church, where he was a member, with Rev. Frank Sledge and Matt Olson officiating. Interment will follow at the Shadowlawn-Hillview Annex. Family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 5-8 pm at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhomes.com. Higgins LaGrange Chapel, 706-884-7117.