Robert Ford, age 87 of Lowell, passed away at home on Saturday, December 3, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Morna (Rickert); son Greg Ford; grandson Josh Ford; and brother-in-law Don Anderson. He is survived by his children Doug (Karen) Ford, Jody (Kraig) Haybarker, Beth (Kim) Schwacha, Dave (Joy) Ford; grandchildren Brooke Ford, Bob (Julie) Ford, Doug (Morgan) Ford, Jason (Corrine) Haybarker, Brian Haybarker, Brandy (Andy) Pullen, Michele (Andy) Ostrander, Gerrid and Justin Ball, Mike (Ashley) Ford, Mark Ford; 11 great-grandchildren; brother Jim (Peggy) Ford; sister Virginia Anderson; and brother-in-law Darle (Joan) Rickert. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and camping. He was the happiest sitting around a campfire and spending time with his great grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday December 5, 6-8:00 p.m. at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, December 6, 11:00 a.m. at Lowell First United Methodist Church, 621 E Main St, Lowell. Rev. Gordon Barry and Rev. Brad Brillhart officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Flat River Outreach Ministries, 11535 Fulton St. E., Lowell, MI 49331.