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Everett O. "Jack" Ford, Jr., 95, retired WPD Lt. Col. of 30 yrs., passed away on May 9, 2017. He was a WWII Army veteran (743rd Tank Battalion). He was part of the first wave to land on Omaha Beach on D Day. He is preceded in death by his parents, Everett Ford, Sr. and Leta Belle (Ellis) Ford; wife, Julia "Ann" Ford; daughter, Pamela Costner; sister, Dixie Banzet and brother, Floyd Ford. He is survived by a daughter, Carol (Gary) Johnson; sister, Ruby (Jack) Burnett; brother, Bob (Syglenda) Ford; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday, May 12, 2017 from 4pm-8pm with family welcoming friends from 6-8 pm at DeVorss Flanagan Hunt Mortuary. Services will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm at DeVorss Flanagan Hunt Mortuary and internment to follow at Wichita Park Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Wichita Police Department Benefits Fund. Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.