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Benton H Ford Jr.
October 9, 1963 ~ August 9, 2023 (age 59) 59 Years Old
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Benton H. Ford Jr., 59, of Akron was born at Akron General Hospital on October 9,1963 as the second eldest child to Carrol (nee Baker) and Benton Ford Sr.
Benton Jr. was a man who loved deeply and worked hard to support his family. He was a tree man his whole adult life and a large part of his youth. He was considered to be one of the best in the business, and he took great pride in that. He was always there if you needed him, if he could fix the problem he did. The vast majority of those who knew him would say he was "Difficult" by nature. He was always up for a game with all the children. His favorite past time was a big bonfire and cold drink and a pool he could throw people into.
He is preceded in death by his father, Benton Sr.; brother, Franklin; granddaughter, Rayn and nephew Benton William. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his mother, Carrol; spouse, Renee Joy Ecker children, Patricia Lynn (Ford) Haralson and Dustin Paul Haralson, Tara Marie (Ford) Farmer, Shauna Marie Ecker, Kevin Tomas Ecker; grandchildren, Cody Randall Ecker, Adam-Berkley Holloway Harris, Noah Tomas Holloway Ecker, and Jackson Hunter Haralson; siblings, Sarah Edith (Ford) Hartman, Anna Marie (Panchak) Ford, Marie Belle (Ford) Powell and Jay Alvin Powell, Lorene Carrol (Ford) Wise and Berry Christopher Wise, Ruth Opal (Ford) Solomon and Jeffery Lane Solomon, Michael Joseph Ford; nieces and nephews, Amber Kaye (Hartman) Good and Ronnie Fredrick Good, Kenneth Benton Good, Roxiesue Nichole Good, Jeffery Leland Good, Christopher Brent (Nelson II) Good, Carter Leland (Nelson) Good, Joshua Alexander Ford, Shannon Mae Ford, Mathew Benjamin Ford and Ashley Anne Culbertson, Zachery Stephens Ford, Shyanne Lynn Ford, Benton Tyler Ford, Jocelyn Marie Grace Ford, Karen Lee (Powell) Jones and Randy Martin Jones, Faith Ann Jones, Isabella Lee Yerian, Koda William Yerian, Arianna Jean Jones, Jay Christopher Powell and Stephanie Ann (Davis) Powell, Graham Christopher Powell, Catherine Rose Powell, Chad Wesley Powell, Kelly Marie (Powell) Swiger and Brian Lee Swiger, Taylor Lee Swiger, Kayli Marie Swiger, Austin Reid Swiger, Nicole Belle Powell, Kendall Marie Gleisinger, Charles Isaac Nowak, Orion Hunter Evans, Krista Lorene (Wise) Sweitzer and Cory Allen Sweitzer, Selena Sue Wise, Damon Christopher Holloway Sweitzer, Ayden James Sweitzer, Logan Andrew Wise, Johnnie Dakota Morris, Samantha Maloy Ford, Joesph Anthony Sdono, Benjamin Holloway Ford, Jessica Marie Ikey Ford, Elaina Nichole Ford, Lyndsay Marie ( Solomon) Frye, Mitchell Frye, Shane Everett Frye, Nash Emmit Frye, Corrie Anne (Solomon) McArthur, Miranda Anne McArthur, Hayden Elizabeth McArthur, Kendall Lin McArthur, Rowan Mikail Ford, Raelynne June Ford In laws- Sandra Sherri Ecker, Doell Christine Reed, Michelle Onda Magnum, Aaron Russell Ecker.