Brian Xavier Ford
October 29, 2009 ‒ July 13, 2016
Brian Xavier Ford, age 6, of Centerburg was called home to be with his Lord in Heaven on Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016 after a courageous battle with leukemia. He was born October 29, 2009 in Mount Vernon to Victoria (Edmonson) Bowers and Lee Ford.
Brian enjoyed playing baseball, Legos, playing Mario on the Wii, fishing, spending time with his family, and dressing up and being a superhero. Brain was an inspiration to many and his heroic heart and million dollar smile impacted the world around him. For his bravery and courageousness, Brian was made an Honorary Firefighter for the Fredericktown Fire Department on June 30.
Brian is survived by his parents, Victoria (Timothy) Bowers and Lee (Ashley) Ford; his sisters and brothers, Ashley Ford, Emma Ford, Mykiah Bowers, Alanis Bowers, Kira Ford, Sophia Bowers, Gabriella Bowers, Faith Bowers, Mark Carnahan, Oden Carnahan, Levi Ford, Noah Ford and Jordan Ford; grandparents, George Edmonson, Rose and Kevin Slone, Tom and Claire Ford and Tom Bowers; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of a funeral service celebrating the life of Brian at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon. Burial will follow in Mount Liberty Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting, www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Brian Xavier Ford.