American Veteran 04

Terrance "Terry" C. Ford

August 24, 1950 ~ May 28, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old


Terrance “Terry” Chester Ford

Terry passed away on May 28, 2023 in Corona, California after an illness. Terry was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 24, 1950 to Chester and Louise Ford. He spent many of his younger years in State College, Pennsylvania and graduated from State College High School in State College, Pennsylvania, and then attended Thompson Institute in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Terry was a long time and faithful fan of the Penn State Nittany Lions.

Terry also served honorably in the United Stated Marine Corp where he achieved the rank of Private.

In the 1990s Terry and his wife Anita Novinger Ford relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada where he started the next stage of his life, learning about slot machines and becoming a slot machine technician. A job change sent him to California where he was able to resume his love of riding motorcycles and rode with the Southern Cruisers.

Terry was preceded in death by his brother Neil Ford, his sister Kimberly Ford and his parents Chester and Louise Ford.

Terry is survived by his wife Anita S. Ford (Novinger), daughter Kelli Gelwick, his adopted son and wife Jason and Sabrina Ford, his stepson and wife Donavan and Kaye Spotz, and his stepdaughter Danette Riggs as well as four grandchildren.

Terry will be missed and remembered as a good and loving man.


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