Passing of Oakie Ford

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Mon Mar 30 19:56:40 EDT 2009

That is really too bad. He had a lot of knowledge and great stories. Hope
he wrote them down for use in newsletter.
K. Borg

In a message dated 3/30/2009 12:58:04 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
nw-mailing-list at writes:

One of our members and a real enthusiast of the N&W and railroading in
Southern Ohio particularly the Ironton area, Oakie Ford, has passed away
unexpectedly on March 26th. Oakie was a contributor on out mailing list usually with
good historical information or some really fascinatingThis email is being
sent on behalf of the family of Oakie Ford.
On March 26, 2009 Oakie passed away unexpectedly. He corresponded with so
many of you over the years via email that his family wanted to make sure that
as many people as possible were made aware of his untimely passing and
service arrangements.
Tracey Brammer Funeral Home - Ironton, Ohio (740) 532-1142
Visitation is Sunday 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Memorial Service Monday 11:00am at First Presbyterian Church in Ironton
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the First Presbyterian Church in
Ironton, Ohio.
insights into the world of the transportation service industry.

Gary Rolih
Secretary N&WHS

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