Ford Ellsworth Shoudy Jr.
Ford Shoudy, 72, passed away on Aug. 29, 2020, in hospice care after a brief illness.
Memorial service to be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Oakland Church, 3000 42nd St. NE, Cedar Rapids. A luncheon will follow.
Ford was born in 1948 to Ford Sr. and Lois Shoudy of Cedar Rapids. "Jr." married Judith Eileen Shaffer in 1966.
Survivors include brother, Al Shoudy; sons, Dan (Wendy) Hartman, Kelly Shoudy and Kerry (Erin) Shoudy; daughter, Dana Myers; 19 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years, Judy; and son, Don.
Ford was a hard worker who always provided for his family. He worked at Linn Candy Company, D&E Distributing, Universal Engineering and Philips Trucking, and owned and operated his own hauling service before retiring.
Ford enjoyed camping at Wakpicada Park in Central City, fishing, and relaxing with a cold beer.