Arthur was born and raised in
Brockton a son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Cashin) Ford and remained a lifelong resident
of the city.
He was the devoted husband of Irene L. (Kane) Ford. Arthur has 5 sons, 4 daughters.
During WWII Arthur served in the US Army Air Corps as a tail gunner, seeing action in the Asiatic
and Pacific Theatre.
Most of Arthurís work career was spent in the Brockton Public Schools maintenance department
and he retired in 1983 as Building and Grounds Supervisor.
Arthur enjoyed winters in West Palm Beach, Florida, trips to Ireland, golf and working out at the
gym. He's known to be a sweet and gentle man with a gift for gab and very
accepting of all he met. Arthur put his family first.