Richard “Dick” Corbin Ford began his next chapter Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. He was born on March 19, 1937, in Baltimore, Md.

Dick attended Marietta College, concentrating in business studies. Upon graduation, he entered the Army and served in the Army reserves. He moved to Rockbridge County after a successful career as a business owner in auto repair in New Jersey.

Leaving behind to treasure the memories is Faye Anderson Harris Ford, his loving wife of nine years. Dick is also survived by his children, Cynthia Ford Mount (Ken) of Dillwyn, Jonathan H. Ford of Farmville, and Samuel Richard Ford, stationed in Sicily, Italy; brother, Robert (Marlene) Ford of Virginia Beach; niece, Melody Jones Ham (Siho); grandsons, Kenneth (Bud) Mount Jr., Dylan Ford, Randall Ford; stepdaughters Kelly Harris of Lexington, Sheryl Hemming (Bill) of Mechanicsville, Md., Ranelle Bruch (Chris) of Chevy Chase, Md., and Stacey Harris of Lancaster, Pa.; and a host of cousins, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The loves of his life were many, family friends, riding horses, trains, music and dancing and a host of other activities.

Dick and Faye were the MRS. C’s Kickers dance leaders at the Maury River Senior Center in Buena Vista.

In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome for the music and youth programs of Buena Vista Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, at Buena Vista Baptist Church, 2174 Chestnut Ave., Buena Vista, VA 24416.

The funeral will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. at Buena Vista Baptist Church. A celebration of life will be held at the Maury River Senior Center, 2137 Magnolia Ave., from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Services. N-G

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