Charles Henry Ford, 80, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis. Born December 21, 1938 in Biscoe, Arkansas, Charlie was the son of the late Dee D. and Dorothy (Erwin) Ford. On May 3, 1960 he was united in marriage to Margaret June (King) Ford and she survives.
Charlie proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1962 until 1964; he was stationed in Korea. He was the President of Teamsters Local Union #193 for 25 years. After, retiring from the Teamsters, Charlie proudly served his community as a Deputy for the Marion County Sherriff’s Department for 10 years.
He is also preceded in death by four brothers.
Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Margaret June Ford; two sons, Charles Jeffery (Melody) Ford of Sparkman, Arkansas and Timothy Dale (Kellie) Ford of Indianapolis; his daughter, Devonna Kay (Rudy) Utterback of Indianapolis; his brother, Lloyd E. (Donna) Ford of Hudson, Florida; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Charles Henry Ford from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019 in the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. You are invited to visit www.OrileyFuneraHome.com where you may express online condolences to the Ford family.