Gerald Wayne Ford, 71, of Wilmington, passed away on December 22, 2012.
Gerald was born on December 22, 1941, in Mullins, SC. He was the son of the late Ravenel and Gladys D. Ford of Leland.
From 1961 through 1966, Gerald served his country in the US Navy. A pipefitter by trade, he retired from Mundy Construction Company.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Daphne Sue and nephew, Billy Sue of Leland.
Gerald is survived by two sisters, Carolyn Nowak and husband, Leo of Cary, NC and Cindy Kersey of Leland and several nieces.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Friday, December 28 in the Chapel at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 41st Street, Wilmington.
A celebration of life will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, December 29 at the First Baptist Church of Leland, 517 Village Road, Leland, NC. by Deacon Bill Carne.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Leland or a charity of your choice.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451 910.383.3511.