BREAKING NEWS: Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford has died

3/9/14 in NFL   |   Debi_L   |   11853 respect

Blog Photo - BREAKING NEWS: Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford has diedReports are surfacing that the owner of the Detroit Lions, William Clay Ford Sr. has died.

No specific details have been released as we go to press, but his son, Bill Ford, Jr. has been taking an increasingly active role in team operations this year.  

We will continue to follow this story and update as news is released.
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3/9/14   |   SusanVette   |   8782 respect

R.I.P. Mr. Ford and thank you for all you have done for the Detroit Lions and the fans. Condolences to the Ford family. 

3/9/14   |   Debi_L   |   11853 respect

As I expected, more news is surfacing and apparently, Ford Sr. died from pneumonia.  All Ford dealerships will reportedly fly flags at half mast for the week.  Ford was the last surviving grandchild of Henry Ford and was 88.
Our condolences to his family.