Donald E. Ford M-E-59-8

Donald E. Ford, 78, of Carrollton, Kentucky passed from this life on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 3:25 p.m. at LaGrange Baptist Hospital. Mr. Ford was born on March 2, 1944, in Columbus, Indiana the son of Paul E. and Betty J. King Ford. On August 19, 1978, he married Judy Montgomery. He proudly served in the United States Army during Vietnam. He worked for many years in construction as a contractor and was a member of the American Legion Post 41 in Carrollton. Donald always loved going fishing and was a member of the Carrollton Bass Fishing Club. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Judy Ford of Carrollton, Kentucky; father, Paul E. Ford of Madison; children, Dawn Renea Ford of Columbus, Kevin E. (Angie) Ford of Columbus, and Allen D. (Kim) Ford of Clifford; step-son, Ricky Lee Thacker of Martinsville; brother, James P. (Lygia) Ford of Elizabethtown; a sister, Phyllis E. (Larry) Grindstaff of Madison; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren with another due in September. He was preceded in death by his mother; a brother, Michael R. Ford; and a grandson, Daniel J. Ford. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Pastor Ronald Bowen officiating. Family and friends may call for visitation from11:00 a.m. till time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh with full military honors presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard. Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Ford family and a video tribute at