Obituary for John Robert (Bob) Ford, III

    • Name: John Robert (Bob) Ford, III
    • Home Town: Shallote
    • Date of Death: 09/02/2018
    • Birth Place: Fayetteville, NC
    • Birth Date: 10/30/1948
    • Service Date: 09/07/2018 at 11:00 AM
    • Visit Date: 09/07/2018
    • Visit Times: 11:00 AM, 9/07/2018
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Service
    • Interment: Brunswick Memorial Gardens

    John Robert “Bob” Ford, II, 69, of Shallotte passed away September 2, 2018. He was born in Fayetteville, NC on October 30, 1948, a son of John Robert Ford, Sr. and Mildred Johnson Barefoot. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, John Robert Ford, III and a daughter, Terri Lynn Sykes.  He was a Master Mason and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill.

    Surviving are his wife, Carolyn “Lynn” Harris Ford; daughters, Amy Childers, Tracy Ann Sykes and Anita Dianne Beatty; son, Michael Sykes; and grandchildren, Liam O’Connell, Caleb and Nolan Childers, Bethany, Summer, and Logan Sykes; and family-in-love, Rex, Eva and Casey King.

    Friends and family are invited to a time of visitation at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 7, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Brunswick Memorial Gardens.

    On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte


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