James L. Ford, 51, of Amarillo died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in New Light Ministries with Bishop Richard and Pastor Eleanor Murray officating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes.
James was a humorous, outgoing and giving person. James loved to dance, sing and spend time with family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jessie Ford Jr.
Survivors include his mother, Cora D. Sherwood; a special longtime friend, Lois Ford; five children, James Derek Taylor-Ford, Zachery Ford, Cedric Ford, Wesley Ford and Whitney Ford; four sisters, Mattie Price Larry, Shirley Ford, Theresa Ford and Carolyn Ford; six brothers, Willie Ford, Roger Ford, Robert Pettis, Kenneth Ford, Johnny James Ford and Shelby Ford; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and family.
Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.