Lee Gentry Ford, long time resident of Indianapolis, passed away on June 13, 2022, at his home. He was born in Sullivan, Indiana on January 19, 1933, to the late Lee Gentry Ford and Flora Mae Hackney Ford. Lee attended School 87 and was a graduate Crispus Attucks High School. He retired from CMV Inc, formerly PR Mallory Inc.
Lee proudly served in the United States Army in the 82nd Airborne, and received medical training at the Army Medical Center in Ft. Sam Houston Texas.
In the 1950’s Lee joined the Rough Riders Motorcycle Club. Riding was the great joy of his life; he toured the United States and Mexico with his friends and fellow club members and is one of the oldest Rough Riders in the state of Indiana. Lee was a HAM radio operator and built model airplanes.
He is survived by his sons, Carlton Gentry Ford, and Keith Karl Craig; grandchildren, Robert Lee Craig, and Ricci Miller; a host of great grandchildren and many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Martha and his brother Ray, who died in infancy.
Lee's life was an endless celebration in which he enjoyed every moment with no regrets. He will truly be missed. Friends may leave a message of condolence or a memory for the family at https://www.arnmortuary.com/obituary/Lee-Ford