WILLIAM "BILL" "BILLY" "WILLIE" SHERMAN FORDWilliam "Bill", "Billy", "Willie", Sherman Ford, 69, of Superior, formerly of Poplar, Wis., and Apache Junction, Ariz., passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
William "Bill", "Billy", "Willie", Sherman Ford, 69, of Superior, formerly of Poplar, Wis., and Apache Junction, Ariz., passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
He was born Jan. 7, 1943 in Superior to William R. and Mary (Keaough) Ford.
Bill was a graduate of East High School in Superior and he earned a degree in Mechanical Design from W.I.T.C., formerly known as Superior Vocational School.
He worked for Benson Electric in Superior for 28 years as a draftsman/estimator.
Bill is remembered as a guy with a great sense of humor. He was extremely handy and talented as he built the family home on Snooky Road in Poplar. He loved to listen to Country Western Music, watch the History Channel and his favorite show was “The Price Is Right.” He enjoyed a good laugh with family and friends. Bill was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Ford.
He is survived by his two loving, devoted daughters, Angela Ford of Blaine, Minn., and Kelly (Terry) Williams of Superior, Wis.; former wife and special friend, Judy Kay Ford of Poplar; brother, Richard (Julie) Ford of Superior and sisters, Mary (Leonard) Susmilch of Gold Canyon, Ariz., and Faith (Ernie) Pittsley of Iron River; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and friends; and his grandpups, Boo, Sugar and Stella and his grandcat, Banker.
SERVICES: will not be held at his request. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota.
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