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Lester V. Ford, age 74 of Harriman

Lester V. Ford, age 74 of Harriman , passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at Parkwest Medical Center. He was born September 25, 1943 in Knoxville and had been a resident of Roane County for most of his life. He was a United States Navy veteran who served his country proudly during Vietnam.  Lester loved going four wheeling with his great nephew, Tyler. He also enjoyed deer hunting and watching NASCAR racing. Preceded in death by his son, Eddie Ford; parents, William & Trula Weaver Ford.


Tijuana Rockwell of Kingston

David Culverson of Lenoir City

2 Grandchildren

Brittone Foster of Harriman
Christy Foster of Harriman

Ronald Ford & wife, Cheryl of Knoxville
Gary Ford & wife, Sheila of Maynardville

Kimberley Cole & husband, Kris of Knoxville

Bobby Ray Ford & wife, Terry of Jefferson City
Billy Ford & wife, Liz of Knoxville

Great nieces
Chelsea Cole Kleinschmidt & husband, Christopher of Knoxville
Jayden Ford of Knoxville

Special great-nephew
Tyler Cole & Fiancé, Brittany of Knoxville

Several extended family members and friends

The family will receive friends 11:00 am to 12 noon, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Fraker Funeral Home with graveside service following at Roane Memorial Gardens with Dr. Todd Stinnett officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the Roane County Honor Guard. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net.  Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston in charge of all the arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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