Hareld E. Ford, age 81 passed away Tuesday afternoon, December 6, 2011 at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Nashville.
Hareld was born January 13, 1930 in Hamblen Township,Brown County to the late Reynold and Mary (Anderson) Ford. He married his loving wife of 60 years, Juanita (Stinson) "Pug" Ford on March 24, 1951 in Brown County. She survives.
Hareld was the devoted father of Sandy Eastwood & Brenda Cochran both of Nashville. He will be remembered by his four grandchildren: Eric Eastwood & Nolan Eastwood both of Trafalgar, Brandi (husband, Farley) Harper of Nashville, Keirsh Cochran of Franklin; eight great grandchildren: Brianna & Colten Harper, Haley, Levi, Aurora, Owen, Ryder & Seth Eastwood. Hareld will be missed by his sister-in-law: Helen Ford of Franklin.
He was preceded in death by his brother: James A. Ford.
Hareld served as a Private with the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He retired in 1997 as a Fork Lift Operator for Arvin Industries in Franklin, after 30 years of service. Hareld's true passion was working on his family farm in Brown County raising Black Angus Cattle, corn and hay.
He was a 50 year member of the Nineveh Masonic Lodge #315, 39 year member of the Scottish Rite in Indianapolis and a member of the Franklin American Legion. Hareld enjoyed relaxing on his property under a shade tree watching people go by and visiting with neighbors. He enjoyed his time socializing at the Gatesville store with his friends. Hareld was a fan of Western Movies, Red Skelton and the Nightly News. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be conduct at 10:30 am Saturday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm at the funeral home on Friday. The Nineveh Masonic Lodge will conduct a Masonic Service, 7:30 pm on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Nineveh Cemetery in Nineveh with Military Rites presented by the Brown County American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guards.
Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Hareld to the Nineveh Masonic Lodge #315, in care of, Meredith – Clark Funeral Home PO Box 308,Morgantown, IN 46160.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Ford family at www.meredith-clark.com
Information: (812) 597-4670