Former Democrat resident Ford Richerson died November 9 in New Port Richie, Fla., after a short illness. He was 84 years old.
A son of the late Elijah and Nola Cook Richerson, he attended Whitesburg High School, worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps, and was a 10-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force. While stationed in Germany, he met his wife of 59 years, Hemine, who survives him.
He was a brother of the late Herman Hall, Can Richerson, and Audrey Lawrence.
Richerson was a truck driver in Cleveland, Ohio, for 45 years. After retiring, he and his wife moved to Florida.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a sister, Faye Anderson, Democrat ; a brother, Don Richerson, Indianapolis, Ind.; a nephew, Terry Anderson, Democrat; and a niece, Regina Branham, Berea.