Gerald Lloyd “Jerry” Ford

Funeral services for Gerald Lloyd "Jerry" Ford, 45, of Lufkin will be held Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Walter Futch officiating. Interment will follow in the Whitehouse Cemetery.

Mr. Ford was born February 9, 1963 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Marie (Griggs) and William Russell Ford, Sr., and died Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at his residence.

Mr. Ford had resided in Lufkin most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army, had worked for Terry Faver Logging and was currently employed with Nabors Drilling Company. Mr. Ford was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Suzanne Ford of Lufkin; sons, Joshua Ford of Lufkin, Jack Ford of Center, Christopher Ford of Baytown and Jacob Bailey of Lufkin; daughters, Carrie Ford of Center and Amanda Bailey of Lufkin; mother, Marie Griggs Ford of Lufkin; brother and sister-in-law, Rusty and Amy Ford of Lufkin; sister and brother-in-law, Renee (Ford) and David Baker of Birmingham, Alabama; mother-in-law, Vanita "Nita" Looney of Hudson; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Kyle and Julie Looney and Kirk Looney, Sr., all of Hudson; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Stacey and Doug Bancroft Dallas; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Russell Ford, Sr.; grandparents, Loyd and Carrie Griggs and Charles and Tillie Ford; and father-in-law, Tommy Looney.

Pallbearers will be Guy Davis, Kyle Looney, Terry Faver, Cullen Brewster, Doug Bancroft and Kevin Luce.

The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.

Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.