James “Jimmy” Ford

By on June 25, 2020

It saddens us to share the passing of James Ford, owner of IRCA member company Ford Custom Exteriors out of central Indiana. James was passionate about his work and active member of the roofing community as well as a  member of the Indiana Roofing Contractors Association.

Please keep his family in your thoughts during this time. A Go Fund Me fund has been set up to help support his family through this extremely difficult time. Go Fund Me – https://www.gofundme.com/f/james-ford-memorial-fund

James “Jimmy” Patrick Ford 42, of Indianapolis, passed away June 19, 2020. He was born on December 12, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana as the son of Patrick Ford and Rebecca Bates.

Jimmy was a dedicated loving husband and caring father.  He was proud of his sons and loved watching his boys play sports.  He also enjoyed time with his family on well deserved vacations. He was passionate for the business he built and admired the wonderful friendships he made throughout the construction and building community.

Jimmy is survived by his best friend and wife of 18 years, Christina Richardson-Ford; sons: Cyler Ford, Peyton Ford ; his mother, Rebecca Bates and stepfather, Phillip Bates; father, Patrick Ford; his grandfather, Kenneth Hunt;  sister, Amy Ford; brother Randy Strawser; stepbrother, Jason Bates; stepsister, Victoria Bates; stepsister Miranda Ford; nephew, Mackenzie Richardson; along with numerous additional nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Barbara Hunt; grandmother Edith Ford; grandfather Thomas Ford; brother Kenneth Ford; and nephew Noah Strawser.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 4-9pm at Flanner Buchanan – Washington Park East. A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 2pm also at the funeral home. There will be an additional hour of calling before the service on Friday from 1-2pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family by using the Zelle App. Visit, https://www.zellepay.com/ and use the email: christina11518@yahoo.com.

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