BOB FORD -- HIS WAY OF SHOWING GRATITUDE
By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
BOB FORD DIED LAST WEEK ON GLAVESTON ISLAND. HE WAS 81. More than 50 years ago, Bob Ford and his friend, Charley Killebrew decided that there was money to be made as beauticians, so they drove back and forth to a beauty school in Houston to learn the trade and to get licensed. Then the two of them and their wives bought Jacqueline's, an on going and well-established Island beauty shop that was in downtown Galveston next to the Martini Theater. They were ready to go full speed ahead in their new venture. On their first day as owners and as practicing beauticians, my mother and one of our neighbors called for appointments with the former owner. They learned she was no longer there, but it was then suggested that Mr. Bob had a couple of openings. My mom and the neighbor, independently o...