Paul Ray Ford

September 18, 1975 - June 3, 2020
Paul Ray Ford

Paul Ray Ford of Leland, North Carolina passed away at age 44 on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at home with his family.

Paul is survived by his wife, Charlene Bellamy Ford, and two children, Bradon Bellamy of Leland and Brooklynn Ford of Leland; his dad Vachara “Jimmy” Ngeonjuklin; his father-in-law David Bellamy and mother-in-law Lee Bellamy; his brother Scott Ngeonjuklin and wife Lakkana Ngeonjuklin; his brother-in-law Chris Bellamy and wife Brenda Bellamy; his sister-in-law Sharon Tufano and husband John Tufano; his nieces Abby Bellamy, Kye Peterson, and Karis Peterson; his nephew James Tufano; his uncle Gary Ford and wife Joan Ford; his uncle Brian Ford and wife Kris Ford; uncle Steve Ford; aunt Tanya Nolan; cousins John Ford, Kristina Husted and husband Evan, David Ford, Brittany Siegel and husband Scott, Mark Ford, and Michael Nolan. He was preceded in death by his mother, Wendy Ann Ford, his grandfather Gil Ford, his grandmother Vera “Gram Gram” Ford, and his nephew Thomas Tufano.

Paul could be best described as a servant. Paul loved to serve! He worked with the youth group at church, was an FCA Chaplain for the local High School and Middle School, and hosted charity events for folks in need and charity organizations close to him. If you needed help with something, Paul was there to do his best to help. Paul loved sports, cooking, and doing his best to support and provide for his family.

Time of visitation for family will be from 1 to 2PM Tuesday, June 9, 2020, with the funeral service beginning at 2PM at Crosswinds Church, 445 Lanvale Road, Leland, NC 28451.

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  • June 06, 2020
    LaVonda Howard says:
    Paul was such a great man. He had a kind heart and such a helpful and positive character. He loved his family and was an awesome warrior for Christ! He was an awesome “Dance Dad” , as I knew him! RIP Paul! Prayers for Charlene and the entire family!

  • June 04, 2020
    Precious Bernard says:
    I did not know Mr. Ford personally, but boy did he impact my life in a great way. While I was the administrator for the Adopt a Senior project in Brunswick County, he reached out to me and asked me to allow him to network with the individuals in the group to plan a parade for the North Brunswick High School Seniors. I agreed and little did I know that he was planning all of this from a hospital bed. I did not find this out until this morning, when I heard of his passing, and it brought tears to my eyes. I am so grateful that I was graced with his presence even for a short time, but even more grateful for the testimony that he shared without speaking a word; serve your fellow man! He served his community and was selfless until the very end. He did exactly what he set out to do, and now hundreds of Seniors will be celebrated because of his love for his fellow man. It was my plan to congratulate him on Saturday, and I did not get the chance to. Soar with the angels and Rest In Peace, Mr. Ford! Thank You so very much for ALL you did for the Class of 2020!!! Your efforts did not go unnoticed. My prayers are with his family. May God comfort, strengthen, and give them peace during this difficult time!!!

  • June 06, 2020
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  • June 05, 2020
    Joyce Cason says:
    Paul had a light that was always on. He was a positive influence on so many people. I will always remember him as a Godly man and as good friend, good family man. He loved Charlene and his kids. I am sorry for your loss. Praying for you Charlene, Braydon and Brooklyn

  • June 05, 2020
    Jennifer Morin says:
    This news hit me hard! Mike and I absolutely adored Paul and are so saddened by this. Charlene you and the kids are in our thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry! If we were still in NC I would be there in a heartbeat to celebrate his life. The only positive in this is he will be with his mom in heaven who I know he missed dearly. My love to the family.