Warner Bascom Ford

Warner Ford
Warner Ford

Warner Bascom Ford, 82, of Amarillo, TX died August 31, 2020.

Private family graveside services were held. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Warner was born on September 22, 1937, in Wellington, TX to Frank and Helen Ford. He graduated from Wellington High School, then went on to have a career in Sales until he retired from IBM in 1995. Warner married Theresa Lynn Hall in March of 1985 at Paramount Terrace Christian Church. Warner was an active Christian, faithfully involved as an elder at Paramount Terrace Christian Church, and, most recently, a greeter at Grace Church. His family will always remember how kind, and servant-hearted he was, always helping anyone in need. He cherished time with his family, with his faithful companion, Charlie the Lhasa Apso, always by his side.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Laura Vandivere, brother, Lee Gardner Ford, and granddaughter, Megan Hendrix.

Survivors include his wife, Theresa Ford; children, Sheriece Strickland and husband Larry of Albuquerque, NM, Meshell Moore and husband David of Frisco, TX, Carla Ford of Austin, TX, Cliff White and wife Crystal of Dumas, TX, Casey White and wife Susan of Amarillo, TX, Christy Clark of Garland, TX.; grandchildren, Sheridon Rennaker and husband Dave of Spokane, WA, Abbigayle Diericx and husband Austin of Haslet, TX, and Nolan White; great-grandchildren, Ali Rennaker, Carson Rennaker, Jordan Hendrix, and Jimi Hendrix.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the Amarillo Khiva Shrine, 305 SE 5th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79101, or a charity of your choice.

22 Replies to “Warner Bascom Ford”

  1. Theresa,
    Nancy and I just learned last night that one of nicest guys we’ve known has left us. Warner was always there when we needed him — be softball, be it work, or be it just companionship and chats at the Steak & Ale. We learned from Warner and you how to be Texans. We’ll miss him, but will never lose the memories.

  2. We are heartbroken to learn of Warner’s passing. We have precious memories of our times with him. Our prayers are with Theresa and family. 🙏🏻🙏🏻💜

  3. Chuck and I were very sorry to hear that warner had died. He was a good man. We are here if you need us and you will be in my prayers

  4. Theresa, So sorry to hear about Warner, He was a joy to have for a neighbor and a good friend, our neighboorhood will not be the same. He is in the better place that our LORD had promised him. . If there is anything we can do to help, please let us know. Ronnie and Guydene Moon

  5. Theresa,
    So sorry to hear about Warner. We do not get the paper any more so I just heard. He was a very kind and caring man. I will miss him.

  6. I’m so sorry for your loss. Warner was a great man, I had the pleasure of knowing him through my job at Benjamin’s Donut and Bakery. He was always such a sweet man, I will truly miss him!

  7. Theresa, Warner was truly a sweet kind man, the kind of man that just made me happy to be around him. My love and deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  8. Our hearts are broken for the loss of Warner and yet they rejoice that he is with our heavenly Father. We were so very blessed that he was a part of our life’s. Our love and prayers are with you Theresa and your precious family!
    Much love, Ronnie and Charee

  9. Theresa, Gaines and I are saddened to hear of the passing of Warner; however, we know where he is and that he is truly the lucky one. We have always thought a lot of both of you, as did my parents. God Bless You and Prayers continue for all of your family. Love, Lisa Flanagan and Gaines Brown.

  10. Theresa, we were saddened to hear of the passing of Warner (though we know he is truly the lucky one). Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and all of your families. We love you. Lisa Flanagan and Gaines Brown.

  11. Oh my friend I am so very sorry to read this! Warner was such a kind man and so good for you.baI am praying for you as you walk this new road if life.. it will be either with God carrying you or walking next to you. I love you my friend!❤️ Judy

  12. Theresa,
    I was so sad to hear about your husband’s death. I never met him, but any husband of yours must have been an exceptional man.
    I love you and think about you often.

  13. Warner was such a gentleman. Johnny enjoyed driving cars with him. Heaven welcomed him home with a big banquet.
    With much love, Johnny & Phyllis

  14. What a gentleman Warner always was! Never a cross word. He was truly one of God’s favored servants.

    Gene and Susan Sanders

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