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Gary Ford

May 6, 1968 ~ May 16, 2018 (age 50)

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.

Survivors Include:

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

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