Hugh T. Ford Jr.

Hugh “Tom” Thomas Ford Jr., age 65 of Tecumseh passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2024 at Toledo Hospital. He was born December 1, 1958 in Jackson, the son of the late Hugh Thomas and Eloise L. (Holmes) Ford Sr.

Tom proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines. He retired from General Motors in 2014 after 35 years. Tom loved riding his Harley Davidson, spending time at the cabin, hunting, and boating. He loved all animals but he was especially a huge dog lover. Most of all Tom loved the time spent with his grandchildren.

Tom is survived by his children, Bobbie (Nick) Nieto of Battle Creek, Dustin Ford of Grand Rapids and Trevor (Janéa) Ford of Tecumseh; siblings, Terry (Barb) Ford of Tecumseh, Timothy (Robin) Ford of Hebron, Conn., Troy (Connie) Ford of Auburndale, Fla. and Tammy (Bob) Hoffman of Clinton; seven grandchildren, Ryan and Lilian Nieto, Amiya and Mehki Ford, Blaize, Armani and Mila Ford; and aunts, Elaine Heath of Marshall and Mattye Jo Duncan of Murray, Ky.

Visitation for Tom will be on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 3-5 p.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes. Funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Lenawee County Humane Society or any animal rescue. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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