George Lee Ford, 66, who resided near New Blaine, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, at his home.

He was born Sept. 7, 1950, in Los Angeles, Calif. to the late Rufus Brown and Dortha (Loyd) Brown. He was also preceded in death by his adoptive father, D.A. Ford.

George served in the U.S. Army. He was a former employee at Cloyes Gear Company and Area Agency on Aging. George was an artist and photographer, and he loved to go fishing.

Cremation is under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Paris. There are no memorial services scheduled at this time.

To pay an online tribute, please visit www.brothertonbrothersfuneralhomes.com.