National leaders attend funeral for Wendell Ford - WDRB 41 Louisville News

National leaders attend funeral for Wendell Ford

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and former U.S. President Bill Clinton traveled to Kentucky to honor former U.S. Senator and Governor Wendell Ford.

Hundreds of people filled an Owensboro, Kentucky church for Ford's funeral on Tuesday.

On Sunday, state lawmakers, colleagues and family members remembered Ford at the State Capitol in Frankfort.

More than 300 people passed by his casket, as members of the honor guard watched over it.

Ford was 90-years-old and he died last Thursday.

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