Jerry R. Ford, 73, of New Albany, Indiana passed away June 20, 2017. He enjoyed playing basketball in his younger years, fishing, and was an avid roller coaster enthusiast.
Jerry was born on July 22, 1943, in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Leonard Ford and Helen (Savage) Gratcyk. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Hugh Gratcyk, and stepmother, Doris Ford.
Jerry is survived by his daughter, Jena Marie Kemmer (Kerry); sisters, JoAnn Kolb and Terry Jobin; granddaughters, Kiya and Kessa; best friend and companion, Brenda Ford; stepson, Michael Cash, and 4 step-grandsons.
Cremation was chosen in honor of Jerry's wishes. A memorial gathering will be held on July 21, 2017 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Fireside Room at Northside Christian Church. His memorial service will begin at 5 p.m. To leave a special message for the family, plase visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com
Published on July 13, 2017