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 and Estelle Corbin Ford.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, Billy and 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.
Gary is survived by: his wife, Cindy Ford of Columbia; four sons, Brandon Hunt, Gary Lynn Ford, Jr., Joshua Lynn Ford and Jase Mitchell Ford all of Columbia; one grandchild, Jayden Coomer and expect- ing a second grandchild, Taylor Elaine Hunt, in August; two brothers, James Robert Ford and Ronald Ford both of Columbia; six sisters, Darlene Lawhorn, Lorena Smith, Janet Foster, Patricia Burton, Linda Hutchison and Shelia White all of Columbia; 60 nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces.
Funeral Service was held Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Stanley Wat- son and Bro. Ralph Foster officiating.
Burial was in Columbia Cemetery.
Casket Bearers were: Rod-ney Ford, Jeff Ford, Mark Foster, Steve Foster, Troy Ford, and Jason Ford.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.