JEFFERSON - Willard Nixon "Nick" Ford, 86, entered into rest Tuesday, February 11, 2014.
Mr. Ford was born November 28, 1927, in Whitehall, Clarke County, the son of the late Katherine Nixon and Warren Plemon Ford. Mr. Ford was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Harold Ford; and three sisters, Thelma Aileen Ford Barrett, Gussie Syble Ford Green, and Sallie Hilda Ford Evans.
Survivors include sons, Jimmy Ray Ford and wife Diane, Lithia Springs, and Nicky Louis Ford, Lake Spivey; daughters, Gloria Jean Ford, Lake Spivey, and Regina Jan Akins and husband Kim, Powder Springs; sister, Dollie Mildred Ford Daniel, Mableton; sister-in-law, Maurice Ford, Jefferson; former wife, Helen Campbell Ford; four grandchildren, Shea Milam, Chelcy Miniat, Alicia Gresham, and Brian Young; and eight great-grandchildren, Brayden Milam, Will Milam, Jonty Miniat, Austin Young, Chandler Young, Milley Grace Young, Cassidy Gresham, and Jackson Gresham.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. Sunday, February 16, at Evans Funeral Home prior to the funeral service at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home. The burial will follow at Prospect Church Cemetery, Tallahassee Rd., Athens, GA.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com