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William “Chris” Hord

William “Chris” Hord, 67 of Hawthorne passed away on January 24, 2016. Mr. Hord was born on May 24, 1948 in Gainesville, FL. and a lifelong resident of the area. Chris served in the US Marines and worked for 25 years as a Detective for the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department. He loved his work, was an avid fisherman, but his family brought him the most enjoyment in life. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Groves Hord, of Hawthorne, FL, a son James Harvey Hord III, of San Diego, CA, a sister, Nancy Pearle Hord of Hendersonville, NC, brothers James Harvey Hord Jr. of Texas, Richard (Ann) Hord of Gainesville, two grandchildren, Gabriel and Lauren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Jan.28, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Milam’s Chapel in Gainesville, FL., and visitation will be one hour prior at the chapel.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!