In memory of
Ford R. Byron Jr.
In memory of
Ford R. Byron Jr.
R. Byron, Ford Jr., 69, passed away peacefully on October 12th with his loving wife by his side. Byron fought a courageous battle with cancer. Byron grew up in Louisville and was a member of the Waggener High School class of 1965. He attended the University of Louisville School of Business; graduating in 1969, and was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. He worked for Citi Group Financial. Byron enjoyed skeet shooting, boating and being on the water, tennis, snow skiing, was a member of the NRA, an avid U of L fan, and loved spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; R. Byron Ford Sr. and Eleanor Palmer Ford; and his sisters, Carol O'Bryan and Jean Berry. Byron is survived by his wife of 45 years; JoAnn "Jo" Pitchford Ford; brother-in-law, John Pitchford (Rita); nephews, Brandon Pitchford and Rollo O. Fox (Peabody); and great nephew, Ron Fox (Jennifer) and his beloved shorkie Bandit.Byron's family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr.Stephens,Nurse Kim and the Norton cancer institute staff. A service to celebrate Byron's life will be 10:00 AM, Monday at Pearson Funeral Home, 149 Breckenridge Lane. Visitation will be 1-4, Sunday at Pearson's. Memorial contributions can be made to Beargrass Christian Church or the Norton cancer institute. ... Show More
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