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Danny Lewis Ford

Danny Lewis Ford Danny Lewis Ford, 79, Utica, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at Edgewood Nursing Home. Visitation will be at Chancellor Funeral Home in Byram Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service to celebrate his life. Mr. Ford was a lifelong resident of Byram where he was a member of Byram Baptist Church. He was a former Alderman of the City of Byram in Ward 6 and was instrumental in the incorporation of Byram. Mr. Ford owned and operated JaxTrax Speedway and was President of Old Byram Hunting and Fishing Club where he had been a member since 1978. He was a Mason of the James A. Myers Masonic Lodge and a 32 degree Shriner of the Wahabi Shrine Temple where he rode in the motor corps. Mr. Ford was owner/operator of Fordco Electric for 32 years and former employee of Bell South. He was a wonderful, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas S. Ford and Sarah T. Lewis Ford. Survivors include his loving wife of seven years, Donna Ford of Utica; son, Jim Ford of Florence; daughter, Dannette Ford and husband David Snyder of Crystal Springs; three stepdaughters; brother, Tommy Ford (Charlene) of Byram; grandchildren, Samantha Davis (Joe) and Amy Lowery; great-grandchildren, Madison, Haley, Owen, Rylynn, Colton and Grayson. Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. Online guest book available at

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