Mark Stephen Ford, 63, of Rex, Ga. passed away on Tuesday, February 19th surrounded by loved ones.
Mark was born October 29th, 1955, to Gene and Lois Ford. Mark was a gentle giant who loved his family. He loved going to Panama City Beach and he loved the Atlanta Braves. He fought a courageous battle against cancer with his own going positive attitude and spirit.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Judy Ford; stepdaughter, Heather Adams, and step-grandson, Austin Lustgraaf. He is preceded in death by his father, Mason Eugene (Gene) Ford; survived by his mother, Lois Simmons Ford; sisters, Gail Prosser (Bo) and Marla Haynes (Donald); nieces, Jamie Zimmer (Justin); Katie McInerney (Sean); and Rachel Harrelson (Dennis); nephew Bradley F. Haynes; great nieces and great-nephews: Georgia and Gus Zimmer, Addy and Finn McInerney, Chase Link, Lilly and Cash Harrelson, and Abby Haynes; and by so many loving aunts, uncle's, and cousins.
A memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of Mark Stephen Ford will take place on Saturday March 23rd, 1:30 PM, preceded by visitation at 12:30 p.m. at Forest Park UMC, 4473 College Street, Forest Park, Ga. 30298.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory, 1762 Clifton Rd. N.E. Suite 1400 Atlanta, Ga. or Forest Park UMC, 4473 College St. Forest Park, Ga. 30298.