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John W. "John John" Ford, 48, Kokomo, reached the end of his journey on Earth and went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017. He was born June 5, 1968, to Oscar Phillip Ford and Charlene (Butler) Brown.
John graduated from Kokomo High School and had worked at Chrysler for the past 22 years. He enjoyed car racing and watching his son play baseball. He attended South Creek Church of God.
He is survived by his girlfriend, Shelly Nelson; mother and stepfather, Charlene and Benny Brown, Kokomo; father, Oscar Ford, Florida; ex-wife, Angela Ford, Kokomo; sons, Mikel Ford and Wylen Ford; daughter, Chrystal Ford; grandchildren, Easton Ford and Bryson Ford; brothers, Phillip Ford, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Benjamin Brown, Galveston, David Shaeffer, North Carolina, John Shaeffer, Burney, California, Phillip Bitner, Texas, and Patrick Ford, Boynton Beach, Florida; and sisters, Phyllis Ford, Kokomo, Christy Mae Ford, Kokomo, and Stephanie Ford, Florida.
The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes, to assist the family with final expenses. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
Published on June 2, 2017
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