Willie Oscar Ford, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in a local hospital.
He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was formerly employed by Mueller Company.
Willie was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy Lee and Louise Ford; sister, Edna Shipman; brothers, Henry Ford and Homer Ford.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Ford; sons, Cameron (Alisha) Ford, Dillon Ford, both of Chattanooga, Terry Hamilton of Nashville, and Ronald (Lisa) Jones of Texas; daughters, Tameisha “Shawn” Miller and Francesca (Frank) Moore, both of Chattanooga; grandchild, Kani Miller; brothers, Charles (Sara) Ford and Otis Ford; sisters, Irene (Bobby) Heard and Dorothy Simmons, all of Chattanooga; several nieces; nephews; cousins; dear friends, Tanar Walker and Clarence Houston.
He will lie in state on Thursday, July 11, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Ronald Woods, Sr. as the eulogist.
Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.