JOHN FORD JR. John Henry "Jake, Buster" Ford Jr., 65, of Las Vegas, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014. He was born Oct. 21, 1948, in Santa Ana, Calif., and was a 24-year resident of Las Vegas. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War
. After 16 years, John retired from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. John loved the Lord and was very active at Grace Baptist Church. John was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He is survived by his beloved wife, Belinda; children, La Shon (Raymond) Newton, Tyron (Felicia) Adams, Louis (Christi) Pumphrey, Dion (Kimberly) Pumphrey and La Shawn (Clyde) French; and a host of grandchildren, sisters, brothers, family and friends. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Grace Baptist Church, East Vegas Christian Center, 6450 E. Stewart Ave., Las Vegas.