Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor's Choice in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO
Samuel Lester Ford Jr., 86, of Portage Des Sioux, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at home. Born in Memphis, Tennessee to Samuel Ford Sr. and Margaret Ford nee Schaefer, he was a Navy Veteran and professional wrestler known as "Rocky" Ford during his early 20's. An avid duck hunter, he later opened the Flyway Hunt Club in Portage Des Sioux. Samuel and Katharine were married on June 29, 1968 in Webster Groves. He is survived by his loving wife Katharine and loving son Sam III. Plans for a memorial service are tentative.