Brian Ford Obituary

Brian  Ford
Brian Ford
Brian Ford

June 11, 1982 - January 1, 2009
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Brian Ford, 26, died on January 1, 2009, at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Monday, January 5, 2009, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4114 Allison Ave., Des Moines. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Brian was born in Des Moines and lived his entire life here. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, class of 2000, and had worked at Sticks during high school. Brian earned an Associate's degree from Kirkwood Community College and was studying Graphic Design at Grandview College. He was a member of Westminster and the musical group Euphoria. He played in drum circles around the parks and with Max Eubanks at events. Brian played the saxophone, guitar, bass guitar and his true love, the Congo drums.

He will be missed by his mother, Donna Wright; brother, Marcus Ford; father, Reginald Ford, all of Des Moines; grandmother, Flossie Mae Ford, of Mullins, SC, and other relatives and "many friends." Visitation will be today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Westover Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Brian Ford Memorial Fund, to be used to benefit the music department at Roosevelt High School.

A special thank you to Sue Stoll and the green team for the long continued support and shared knowledge that allowed Donna to care for her son at home.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, January 4, 2009
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
4114 Allison Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Monday, January 5, 2009
11:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Monday, January 5, 2009