Paul Ford, 77, of Counce, died on Tuesday, May 8.
He was born in Canton, Illinois, the son of late Carl and Pauline Heffron Ford. He was united in marriage to Connie Yvonne Clemens, who survives.
Mr. Ford was of Catholic faith and was a member of the Red Brand Credit Union in Peoria, Illinois. He was previously employed as a steel worker and wire maker.
He is survived by his wife Connie Ford of Counce; six children, Megan Weichelt of Naples, Florida, Kerry Kelley of Omaha, Nebraska, Nick Ford of Lebanon, Tennessee, Erron Moss of Miramar Beach, Florida, Amy Ford Hutt of East Peoria, Illinois and Kate Davenport of Glenview, Illinois; one brother, Glenn Ford of Peoria, Arizona; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
No services at this time.