Lowell P. Ford 85 of Frankfort, died Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born December 24, 1930 in Frankfort, IN to Lowell A. & Florence A. (Smith) Ford. Lowell married Marca Batts on June 5, 1952 in Lebanon, IN and she survives. Mr. Ford worked for the Norfolk and Western Railroad from 1956-1990 and was a lifelong Frankfort resident. A 1948 graduate of Jackson Township High School, Lowell served his country in the US Air Force from January 1951 to January 1955. He drove a school bus for Head Start for 25 years and was Frankfort’s Santa Claus from 1994-2011. He was an active member and Elder of Faith Family Church and enjoyed reading about and sharing his faith in The Lord.
Visitation and Services
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2016 at Faith Family Church in Frankfort. Friends may visit from Noon-2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Faith Family Church or Area IV Agency.
Wife: Marca Ford of Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Debra Wilson of Dayton, IN Paula (Husband-Chris) Fausett of Rossville, 1 Son: Don (Wife-Debbie) Ford of Frankfort, 2 Sisters: Aldine Dittemore of Mechanicsburg, Marlene Graham of Lebanon, 2 Granddaughters: Maggie (Husband-Dustin) Morgan of Arizona, Bethany (Husband-Phillipe) Sallade of Rossville, 2 Grandsons: Ross (Wife-Chasstity) Ford-Frankfort, Luke (Wife-Jenna) Fausett of Frankfort. Great Grandchildren: Quentin Cook, Gillian Cook, Devin Kingma, Eli Sallade, Aurora Sallade, and Baby Beckett Ford due in August.
Preceded in death by his parents, 3 Grandsons, Brandon Cook, Wesley Kingma & Josh Kingma and a brother, James Floyd Ford.