Curley E. Ford 83, of Little Rock, AR., passed peacefully on February 20, 2017. He graduate from Philander Smith College. Curley thought school at JC Cook and Eastside High School in Menifee, AR and retired from the Department of Workforce. Curley was a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. He is survived by his children, Orlando Ford of Chicago, ILL., and Joe Gregory Hale of Los Angeles, CA; brothers, Robert Ford, Hosea Ford (FeEaster), and Leodis Ford; sisters, Glenner Ford (Toney), Lizzie Nichols, Gloria White (Robert), Genice Bowles, Ester Settles and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services: Saturday, March 4, 2017, 11:00 am, at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 1900 Simpson Street, Little Rock, AR. Viewing will be Saturday, 10-11 am, prior to the service, at the church. Visitation: Friday, 12-4 pm, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester Street, Little Rock, AR. (501) 372-1305. Interment with honors will be Monday, March 6, 2017, 11:00 am, at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 Maryland Ave. NLR, AR.