Veteran who portrayed Uncle Sam Dies.
Mr. Cary E. Ford of Halifax County died October 20, 2018 at the VA Hospital of Durham NC. The 72 Veteran portrayed Uncle Sam in the local Veterans Day Parade, and July 4th Parade. Mr. Ford was born April 12, 1946 to the late Edward Ford, and Ruby Wilborne Ford. He is survived by one son Cary Damon Ford of Cross City, Florida; two daughters Melissa Waldron of Live Oak Florida and Amanda Bell of Cross City Florida; two sisters Brenda Mays of Chester Virginia, and Nancy McNair of Tampa Florida; and 11 grandchildren.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother Ronnie Ford.
There will be no funeral or memorial services at this time per Mr. Ford's request. The family will be honored if contributions are made to the American Legion Post 8 Scholarship Fund, 1710 Jeffress Blvd. South Boston VA 24592, or the Hospice Unit at the VA Hospital of Durham NC 508 Fulton St. Durham NC 27705