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[July 07, 2024]  FALLS CITY, OR Dennis Lee Ford of Falls City, Oregon, formally from Atlanta, Illinois, passed away on June 22, 2024 at the age of 73.

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Dennis Lee Ford of Falls City, Oregon, formally from Atlanta, Illinois, passed away on June 22, 2024 at the age of 73.

Dennis was born on September 17, 1950 , in Lincoln, IL to Joel and Virginia Ford. He was a graduate of Atlanta High School.

Following graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served as a Petty Officer First Class on a destroyer during the Vietnam war. During his tours in the Navy, he was able to travel to Japan and China. He was also stationed in Hawaii for a time.

Dennis will be missed by all of his nieces and nephews from Illinois, and his cousins, Frances Ford Tipton of MI, Clifford Ford of MI, Clinton Myers of CA, Gary Jones of TX, and Terry Jones of MO.

He will also be missed by many dear friends, including Chuck and Pam Bessler of Oregon.

A private graveside celebration of life was held at Atlanta Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Land of Lincoln Honor Flight, 57 Country Place, Springfield, Illinois 62703.
website: www.landoflincoln
honorflight.org
 

 

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