Funeral services for Jerry Dale Ford are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday in the Craddock Memorial Chapel with Lin Daniels officiating. A private family burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Jerry was born Oct. 21, 1949, to LeJoy and Dorothy Moore Ford in Oklahoma City. He passed this life on April 15, 2017, at Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City. He and Beverly Hawkins were married on Sept. 18, 1974, in Martha, Okla. He was a Restaurant Manager and former owner of the Sirloin Stockade.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly of the home; mother, Dorothy Ford; daughters, Mandy Ford and Jason Chaney and Natasha Tipps and Tom Fireoved; brothers, Tom Ford and wife, Sandy, of Thrall, Texas and Bob Ford and wife, Marsha, of Lufkin, Texas; grandchildren, Lauren Tipps, Alexandra Tipps, Gavin Tipps and Abbie Chaney; cousins, Lee Ford, David Ford and Mike Ford; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jimmy Cox and Jimmy Coffman.

He was preceded in death by his father, LeJoy.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Tim Medcalf and his wife, Laquita. 

Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Chaney, Toby Deaver, Chris Christian, Bob Ford, Tom Fireoved and Tom Ford.

Honorary bearers are Jimmy Cox and Jimmy Coffman.

In honor of Jerry, please feel free to dress casually and wear suspenders.

Online condolences can be made at craddockfuneralhome.com.