Billy “Bull” Ford
Funeral services for Billy “Bull” Ford, 70, of Dubach, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Bro. Dan O’Neal, assisted by the Rev. Terry Willis will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Choudrant Memorial Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.
Mr. Ford was a member of Lisbon United Methodist Church. He was a kind, gentle man with a great sense of humor. Billy touched the lives of many and will be truly missed by all. He retired from Louisiana State DOTD after 36 years of service and also from James Construction after 15 years of service. Mr. Ford is survived by his wife Pattie Shayne Ford; sons, Gary Ford and Scott Ford and wife Mandy; step-daughters, Jessica Bartolotta and husband Tommy; Suzi Bryant and husband Joe; sisters, JoAnn Pilcher and husband Alton; Patsy Lowe and husband Troy; Mary Aswell and husband Ragan; brother, Eddie Ford and wife Penny; eight grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Jason Crump; David Huckabay; J. P. Reiger; Jerry Rodriquez; Jeff Shapiro; and Paul Witt. Honorary pallbearers will be Frankie Holloway and Scott Menzie. Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.