Ocean City Today

Richard “RJ” Ford Jr.

Nov 09, 2017
Richard “RJ” Ford Jr.

printed 10/11/2017

Ocean City/Hamilton

Richard “RJ” Ford Jr., age 25, died after losing his battle with addiction on Nov. 2, 2017 in Hamilton, New Jersey.

RJ was born May 7, 1992 in Trenton, New Jersey. He moved to Ocean City, Maryland at the age of 5.

He is a 2010 graduate of Stephen Decatur High School.

He is survived by his father, Richard J. Ford Sr. of Safety Harbor, Florida; his mother, Kimberly A. Ford of Hamilton New Jersey; his brothers, Brian T. Ford of Ocean City, Maryland and Matthew M. Ford of Safety Harbor, Florida; his sister, Kassidy L. Ford of Hamilton New Jersey; his great-grandmother, Barbara L. Shiarappa of Levittown, Pennsylvania; and several uncles, aunts, many cousins and great friends.

He enjoyed hanging out with his high school friends and family, liked fishing and anything to do with the water. He enjoyed learning about history. He will be remembered by his family and friends as a caring person with a heart of gold.

A funeral was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 in Trenton, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers, donations to help cover the cost of sending RJ, taken to soon, to a more peaceful place can be sent to: Saul’s Funeral Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, New Jersey 08690.

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