Friday, February 5, 2010

Jon

Jonathan Scott Ford, 39, of Leesburg, VA passed away on February 2, 2010 from injuries received in an auto accident in Grundy County, Iowa.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Jennifer Effland Ford, daughters Jordan Ford-Smith, her husband Ethan Smith and granddaughter Cadyn Smith of Ripley, WV; Kathleen, Cassidy and Allison Ford at home, brothers George L. Ford and wife Cassandra of Maysville, WV, 1st Sgt Derek R. Ford of Ripley, WV, Aaron Ford and wife Jaime of Fairmont, WV and Larry T. “Tommy” Holstein of Morgantown, WV; parents Susanna Holstein and Larry Holstein of Sandyville, WV and George L. Ford Sr. and wife Bonnie of Front Royal, VA, as well as numerous family and other relatives. He was a member of The Worship Center Assembly of God in Leesburg, VA.

Jonathan was Vice President of Administrative Operations at Connelly and Associates, Inc. of Frederick, MD, working with his uncle, Walter “Tom” Connelly and cousins Sam, Emily and Eamon Connelly. He received his MBA from Shenandoah University and was active in many sports and community activities. He was a disabled veteran of the US Army with 10 years of active duty service including four years with the White House Communications Agency. He was an avid golfer, kayaker, runner, and never met a challenge he would not meet with enthusiasm, energy and creativity. He was devoted to his family, a strong supporter of his daughters’ interests and always available to lend a hand to friends, family, and neighbors. He will be greatly missed by the many people whose lives he has touched.

Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 6:00pm at Loudoun Funeral Chapels of Leesburg, VA. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 11:00 am at The Worship Center, Leesburg. Interment will be at Union Cemetery, Leesburg.

The Jonathan Ford Memorial Fund has been established by Connelly and Associates. Donations may be made to: Jonathan Ford Memorial Fund, c/o Connelly and Associates, 260 Interstate Court, Frederick, MD 21704, Please see www.connellydrilling.com or call 1-800-864-6895 for more information.

16 comments:

Nessa said...

My condolences to you and your family.

Susan at Stony River said...

Such a big and wonderful life, but not half long enough.

My best wishes, hugs and prayers to you all.

Janie B said...

Such a handsome young man...I'm so sorry for your loss.

Nance said...

Our hearts break for you and your loss. A man of character and strength and accomplishments. You all will miss him sorely. We can not imagine your pain . . . so then pray for your strength and courage. God Bless.

Deborah Wilson said...

I'm so sorry, Sue...I'm sending my condolences to you and all of the family and friends. I'll be thinking of you.

Robbyn said...

We are heartbroken for you and your family's loss of your precious son. How I wish we were there to express that in person. ((((((((Sending many hugs and prayers from across the miles)))))). We're so so sorry :(

Robbyn and Jack

Twisted Fencepost said...

So sorry, Susanna!
I'm praying for you and your family.

Cathy said...

My heart breaks for you. Love and prayers.
Al and Cathy

Mary said...

What a bright light has left us -- looking forward to meeting him in the unbroken circle by and by. Love and strength to you all.

small farm girl said...

Sorry for your loss.

Annette said...

Robbyn, over at the Back Forty, shared about your loss. My condolences to you and your family.

notesfromthefrugaltrenches said...

I am so so so sorry about your loss. I lost my dad as a child, so will be praying for you all especially his children.

Anonymous said...

my most sincere condolences . . . I will keep your family in my prayers

Emily Burns

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry, Sue. Please accept my condolences.

Tamara

Admin said...

Please accept my condolences to you and your family.

David Wayne Hampton: said...

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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