Richard Ellis Ford passed from this life on Saturday, April 17, 2021, and entered into his heavenly home where he was reunited with many of his loved ones.
Richard was born on August 25, 1955, in Crestview, Florida. He met and married Deborah Ann Bennett in October of 1980, with whom he had three daughters and one son.
Richard was a dedicated worker at Crestview Wholesale for 21 years and a member of Life Tabernacle Church in Crestview, Fl. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. His family was everything to him especially his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.
Richard is preceded in death by his father Ellis Ford, daughters Kaylin and Kimberly Ford, son Dakota Ford and sister Linda Morris.
He is survived by his mother Gaynell Ford and wife Deborah Ford, daughter Amber Hudson, son-in-law Dustin Hudson, adopted son Michael Saylor, Grandchildren Nathanael Gemina, Taylin and Harper Watson, Harley and Austyn, sisters and brother-in-laws Harry and Patricia Sweeney, James and Kathy Coursey and several nieces, nephews and other extended family.
Funeral services for Richard will be held at Life Tabernacle, 3136 Pinewoods Drive in Crestview, FL on Sunday, April 25, 2021, with Rev. Michael Braswell officiating. Visitation will be held for family and friends beginning at 1:00pm and service beginning at 2:00pm with Military Honors to follow.