Wendell Ford

Governor Beshear says retired Senator Wendell Ford will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort on Sunday, followed by a funeral service and interment in Owensboro on Tuesday.

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Former Kentucky Governor and U-S Senator Wendell Ford has died at the age of 90.  His family says Mr. Ford, who had been diagnosed with lung cancer, passed away in his hometown of Owensboro. 

Ex-Kentucky Senator Ford Being Treated For Cancer

Jul 18, 2014

Former U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford from Kentucky says he is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.