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Terry Lee Ford

Oct. 30, 1952-July 2, 2006

Gresham resident Terry Lee Ford, 53, died Sunday, July 2, in Portland. A private family service was held.

Terry was born Oct. 30, 1952, in Portland to Henry and Evelyn (Seglem) Ford. He was raised and educated in Portland. When he was 15 years old, he moved to Ada, Minn., where he graduated from high school in 1971. After graduation, Terry moved to Portland for a short time before moving to California.

In 1988, Terry moved back to the Portland-metro area. He worked as a plumber for Apollo Sewer and Drain, Rescue Rooter and Clog Pro.

On Nov. 2, 1991, Terry married Lisa Chilstrom in Vancouver, Wash.

Terry collected knives and enjoyed watching sports, particularly NASCAR.

Survivors include his wife of Gresham; son, Michael Ford of Vancouver; and brothers, Henry Ford Jr. of Portland and Jerry Pitmon of Minnetonka, Minn.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Gresham Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.