Treasurer Lynn Fitch released the following statement on the passing of former
House Speaker Tim Ford.
heart and prayers go out to the Ford family during this difficult time. My dear friend Tim was an incredible leader,
statesman, and his love for the state of Mississippi was evident in all that he
did. It truly was an honor to have served under his leadership as Speaker as I
served as counsel to the Ways and Means Committee. Tim was able to bring people
together for the betterment of the state, something that is a rare occurrence
in the world of politics. I have no doubt his legacy will continue to live on