He served 22 years on the Hendry County School Board along with over 22 years on the Hendry County Recreation Board. He also served on the LaBelle Community Christian Schools Board of Directors for many years.
He was co-owner of Langford Ford, Inc. “Y’all spoken here” in LaBelle, Florida for almost 40 years, with his brother Paul and dad Oscar. Langford Ford won Ford Motor Company’s distinguished President’s Award for customer satisfaction numerous times along with Ford’s Partners in Quality Award. Pat has served his community diligently after graduating from LaBelle High School and attending Minot State College in Minot, North Dakota on an athletic scholarship. He has been a member of LaBelle Quarterback Club since 1975 and continues to work with LaBelle Junior Pro Basketball. He is a member of the LaBelle Rotary Club and was awarded the Rotary Club Four-Way-Test award. In 2014, he was chosen as Citizen of the Year by the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce.
Through the years, Pat has faithfully served his community supporting a variety of charitable organizations.
Pat attends the LaBelle First Baptist Church and is a lifelong resident of Hendry County. He and his wife Rhonda have been married for 40 years and have two daughters, Jada and Lori, and six grandchildren.
-Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.