The officers and members of Minquas Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of Life Member Robert F. Ford "Radar". Mr. Ford joined Minquas fire company in 1963. During his 52 years of active service Mr. Ford held the position of both Ambulance and Rescue Captain. Mr. Ford also was a Board of director. Mr. Ford was an Army Veteran serving in Vietnam. Mr. Ford was an EMT for New Castle County beginning in 1972 before retiring in 2003.
Services is as follows:
Funeral services will be at 12 Noon on Wednesday, October 7 at PENIEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 115 E. Market St., Newport, where visitation will begin at 11 AM. Burial will be at 11 AM on Thursday, October 8 at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Chesapeake City Rd., Bear, DE. For those wanting to follow the Fire Company procession to the cemetery please meet at NICHOLS-GILMORE FUNERAL HOME, 212 E. Justis St., Newport at 10 AM Thursday.