Tyrell Renard “T-Slim” Ford was born on Sunday, October 21, 1979 and was called from his earthly labor on Saturday, November 30, 2019. He was 40 years old and was employed as a wielder/pipefitter with Chet Morrison Contractors. He was also a licensed plumber.
Beloved son of Rhonda Ford. Stepson of Gene Cross. He was reared by his devoted grandparents Pearl Jenefer Sylves, Herbert Jenefer and Roy Sylves. Fiance’ of Kannie Doyle. Devoted father of Joshua Ianetta and Avery Ford. Stepfather of Eunica and Rico Doyle Jr., Leah and Cheyenne Banks and Malachi Toomer. Brother of Nadia (Dwan) DeGraffe, Tysheeka Cross, Renata Encalade and Jamaal (Marchelle) Ford. Nephew of Cassandra Wilson, Tracy Brooks and Kevin Wilson. Great nephews of Betty Wilson and henry Ford. Uncle of Mahari Walker, Rhiane Young Janero Jammison and Ledger Ford. Devoted cousin of Nelson Manuel Jr., Elijah (Jessica) Gary, Dessmond and Deshawn Johnson, Corey and Makiya Wilson and Nicholas Camese. Devoted friend of Bobby McCalister, Holly Ianetta and Mark Shano. Godson of Florence Watts and the late James Watts Sr. Tyrell was predeceased by his great grandparents, aunts and uncles. He is also survived by a host of cousins, other relatives and devoted friends.
Relatives and friends of the family as well as employees of Chet Morrison Construction, Bath and Body Works, Boomtown Casino, Triton Diving, One Main Finance, Best Buy, Dollar General and T.C.S. are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church 133 Bradish St. Ironton, LA 70083 at 11 a.m. The public visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Pastor Haywood Johnson will officiate and Entombment will follow in Ironton Cemetery.
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