Gary Ford, 50, of Columbia, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 6:18 A.M. at his sister’s residence.
He was born May 6, 1968 in Adair County, to the late Mitchell & Estelle Corbin Ford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, Billy & Donnie Ford, and two sisters, Mary Helm and Betty Greer. He was of the Baptist faith, worked at Cox Interior and loved fishing, Nascar Racing and the Kentucky Derby.
His Wife – Cindy Ford of Columbia
Four Sons – Brandon Hunt, Gary Lynn Ford, Jr., Joshua Lynn Ford & Jase Mitchell Ford all of Columbia
One Grandchild – Jayden Coomer & expecting a second grandchild, Taylor Elaine Hunt, in August
Two Brothers – James Robert Ford & Ronald Ford both of Columbia
Six Sisters – Darlene Lawhorn, Lorena Smith, Janet Foster, Patricia Burton, Linda Hutchison & Shelia White all of Columbia
60 nephews, nieces, great-nephews & great-nieces also survive
Funeral Service – Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1:30 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Stanley Watson and Bro. Ralph Foster officiating
Burial in Columbia Cemetery
Visitation after 5:00 P.M. Saturday
Gary’s nephews will serve as casket bearers
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements