Robert Ford, Jr, (Bobby) age 65, of J & S Veal Road passed away at home on January 12, 2019 of natural causes. He will be memorialized on Saturday January 26th, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the L.M. Pierce Funeral Home Memorial Chapel.
Bobby was born on May 29, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan to parents Thelma (Veal) Ford and Robert Chism Ford, Sr. Bobby excelled in school always finishing in the top of his class. He continued seeking higher education attending the University of Texas in Austin, Eastern Michigan University, Georgia Southern University and Iowa State University. Bobby moved to Warthen to be with and care for his parents. He cared for his father until his demise and cared for his mother. While doing so, Bobby worked as a landscaper and handyman doing anything that was needed for those who could not do it themselves. He assisted anyone who needed him in whatever was needed.
He leaves behind a loving mother , Thelma Ford; two sisters, Teresa Ford-Leach (Frank) and Connie Ford-Washington; o ne Brother, Karlest Ford (Nancy); as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who loved him- All of whom had lives that were impacted by Bobby’s kindness and generosity. Two siblings, Candace Adolph (Stephen) and Willie Jamil Ford (Hassanah) preceded him in death.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Bobby’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org/ or American diabetes associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/