Billy Lee Ford, age 66, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2008, at Saint Thomas Hospital. The funeral service for Billy Lee Ford was conducted Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Billy Traughber officiating. Interment followed in the Lafayette City Cemetery.

Billy Lee Ford was born on September 4, 1942 in Macon County, Tenn. He was the son of Hershel Henry and Ruby Pearl Likens Ford, who preceded him in death.  Besides his parents, Billy was also preceded in death by; three brothers, Harold Dean Ford, Jackie Wayne Ford, and Wayne Eugene Ford, three sisters, Shelby Cothron, Mable Denton, and Wanda Holland, and seven infant brothers and sisters.
Billy even though being disabled worked, as a painter and in construction work.  He was of the Pentecostal belief.
Billy is survived by: five sisters; Ruth Helen Cothron of Lafayette, Tenn., Rose Mary Lee of Lafayette, Tenn., Linda Sue Jones of Fla., Charlotte A. Glasgow of Westmoreland, Tenn., and Martha Lou Ford of Carthage, Tenn., two brothers; William Hershel Ford of Texas, Bobby Gene Ford of Franklin, Ky., an aunt, Lucille Filson, and several nieces and nephews.