Robert Ford gained his wings on July 1, 2020 in Maple Heights, Ohio. Robert was born on March 7, 1960 to the late Annie Bell Ford and Clarence Norris James.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Annie Bell James; grandmother, Viola Hooks; brothers, William (Foots) Plowden Jr.; and Charles Tell.
Robert leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Cynthia Ford, Montg., AL; children, Demetrius Ford, Montgomery, AL., Tyrone Lee, Akron,OH, Shameka Ford, Akron, OH, Sherell Herbert, Montgomery,AL; granddaughters: Armani Ford, Makala Williams, Canyi’yah Moorer and Nikyah Lee; brother, Clarence (Victoria) James, Akron, OH; sisters, Joanne (Arthur)Fuller, Montgomery, AL., Yolanda Williams, Teresa Clemons, Akron, OH, and Odessa James, Montgomery, AL; brother-In-Laws, Elbert (Patricia) Taylor,Jimmy (Kathy)Taylor, Joe (Darlene) Pettiway, Timothy Pettiway, Montgomery, AL, and Dana Pettiway, Akron OH; sister-in-laws, Queenie (Clarence) Lyons, Birmingham, AL Lois (James) Rembert, Carrie (Tommie) Huffman, and Valerie Arms, Montgomery , AL; aunts, Lonnie Mae Johnson, Montgomery, Doris Young, Rochester, NY, Catherine Ford, Tuskegee, AL, and Geraldine Smith, Akron, OH.; girlfriend, Vernetta Cross-King and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.