Welcome to the memorial page for

Jimmie Reed Ford

September 8, 1935 ~ August 10, 2017 (age 81)

Jimmie Reed Ford, 81, of Columbia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, August 14, 2017, at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow at New Salem Cemetery, Ashland.  Visitation will be from 3:00 – 5:00 pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017, at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel. 

Jim was born September 8, 1935, to Oba I. and Nola Mae Hand Ford in Alton, Missouri.  On February 13, 1954, he married Edith Yvonne Bowerman in Alton, Missouri and she preceded him in death on  September 22, 2014.

Jim was a church planter, pastor and preacher of God’s word for over 60 years.  He was also a carpenter and builder on many commercial buildings and residential homes throughout his career.  He loved to travel, but his greatest loves were the Lord, his family, and God’s people.

He is survived by his two children, Janet Elaine (David) Danklef of Jefferson City and Danny Allen (Rose) Ford of Billings; a brother, Kendall Ford of Houston; a sister, Evelyn Sue Bowman (Vince) of Mt. Dora, Florida; two grandsons, Christopher (Nicole) Ford and Aaron (Emily) Ford and six great grandchildren, Drake, Cole, Annabella, Jaxson, Layla and Nolan. He has many other family members and friends who are rejoicing that Jim is now with his Lord.

He was also preceded in death by his parents and son, Steven Quinn Ford in 1998 and a sister-in-law, Lora A. Ford. 

“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there you may be also.”  John 14:3   

 Service Information

August 13, 2017

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel
1610 N. Garth Ave
Columbia, MO 65202

Funeral Service
August 14, 2017

10:00 AM
Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel
1610 N. Garth Ave
Columbia, MO 65202

© 2018 Carr-Yager Funeral Home LLC., DBA Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, Carr-Yager Funeral Home, Markland-Yager Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS