Cory Joseph Ford was born on January 20, 1987, in Oklahoma City to Hank and Yvette Ford.
Cory graduated from Choctaw High School in 2005 and married the love of his life, Morgan, in 2007. They had two beautiful sons, Oliver and Benjamin. When he wasn’t working at Heartland, he was having fun playing paintball, reading comic books, singing karaoke, watching OSU Football, building Legos, and Thundering Up. He was an avid Harry Potter, Pokemon, and Star Wars fan. Cory also had a love for reptiles and exotic animals, ball hats, vibrant tennis shoes, and his flip flops.
He is survived by his wife Morgan, sons Oliver and Benjamin, parents Hank and Yvette Ford, grandpa Neff Bishop, brother Derek Chavez, multiple nieces and nephews, his large loving family, and countless friends.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020, from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Family will be present from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. His funeral service will be Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 10:00 AM at Ingram, Smith & Turner Mortuary in Yukon with interment to follow at Arlington Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City.
Masks are highly encouraged to attend the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made to Mended Little Hearts of Oklahoma and to his children’s college fund on GoFundMe.
Mended Little Hearts of OK: Venmo @MLHOKC or
mail checks to MLH of OK c/o Heidi Weaver, Treasurer
1200 Childrents Avenue, Suite 2F
OKC, OK 73104
Oliver and Benjamin’s College Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/cory-ford-memorial-childrens-college-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link_all
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