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Robert Jeffery Ford, age 54

Robert Jeffery Ford, age 54, died December 19, 2023 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, AR.

He is survived by his daughters, Brittany Deaver and Megan Ford, both of Benton, AR; and brother, Samuel Ford of Jacksonville, AR; and sisters, Tonya Rhodes of Traskwood, AR and Kim Perdue of Beebe, AR; and fiancé, Alexia Williams of Pine Bluff, AR.

Robert was born to and preceded by his parents, Burlin “Bob” and Phyllis Kumpe Ford; and grandparents, Robert and Gertrude Kumpe, Pete and Mattie Sweat.

He worked for SSC Services for Education in the Sheridan School District.

Robert loved his daughters, enjoyed traveling, was an avid sportsman, and enjoyed the country life and his chickens.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2023 at 10:00am at Lee Cemetery in Sulphur Springs, Arkansas.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Monica Franks Posted December 28, 2023 5:34 PM

    He was a very nice man who loved to bring me his chicken eggs. I am so thankful for the love he shared with Alexia.

  • Mary Deaver Posted December 28, 2023 5:44 PM

    Prayers going up for Brittany and Meg

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