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07/16/1923 - 12/21/2020
St. Peters, MO
Melvin Ford, 97, of St. Peters, MO, passed away December 21, 2020 at McClay Senior Center in St. Peters, MO. He was born July 16, 1923 in Russellville, AR, the son of Wesley W. and Maggie Branch Ford.
Melvin retired from working after 33 years, from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuge in Los Banos, CA. He was a Veteran of U.S. Army serving in WWII. He was a member of the Greenbrier Assembly of God Church.
Melvin and Dorothy Houston were united in marriage in 1948 in Yuma, AR and she preceded him in death on February 14, 1997.
Survivors include: two daughters, Glenda Pierangelo of St. Charles, MO and Pam Mercer of San Antonio, TX a sister, Sybil Gilmore of Tucson, AZ six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents his wife five brothers and two sisters.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 28, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance, MO. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel with Rev. Nathan Riney officiating. Burial will follow at Morgan Memorial Park in Advance with full military rites.
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