James B. Ford, Jr.

James B. Ford, Jr., a longtime resident of Kenedy, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Monday, November 11, 2013 at 3:15 A.M., in the Otto Kaiser memorial Hospital, Kenedy Texas at the age of 75 years, 3 months and 23 days.

James was born on July 13, 1938 in Orange Grove, Texas, the son of James B. Ford, Sr., and Agnes E. Schacherl Ford. He attended Pettus and Choate schools and was later drafted to the United States Army during the Berlin Wall era. After having proudly served in the Army, James married Brenda Peeples in Kenedy, Texas on July 18, 1964. James worked various jobs for different oil field companies throughout Texas. James was a member of the Church of Christ Church in Kenedy, where he and his wife, Brenda were both active.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Peeples Ford of Kenedy; his 2 sisters, Mary Louise Underbrink and husband Robert and Jo Ann Slane and husband Wade both of Kenedy and his 3 nieces, 1 nephew, numerous cousins and a host of friends. 

Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., in the Eckols Chapel, Kenedy, Texas.  Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, November 13, 2013, in the chapel. Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery.