Charles Ray Ford, age 59 of Pennington Gap, Virginia formerly of LaFollette, passed away on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021. He was of the Baptist Faith. Charles enjoyed working on cars, riding motorcycles, and cooking.

He is preceded in death by his father, Ray Ford; grandparents, Martha and Floyd Ford, R.T. and Grace Kitts, Ruth Kitts; brother-in-law, Gerry Lemons.

Charles is survived by his mother, Patricia Ford of Jacksboro; sisters, Arlene Cole and husband, Bert of Jacksboro and Deanna Ford of Oak Ridge; brothers, Myron Ford and wife, Patsy of Heiskell and Bryon Ford and wife, Cyndi of LaFollette.

Charles loved each of his nieces and nephews, Jerry, Bryonna, Megan, Rachel, Bethany, Brandon, Ryan, Dustin, and baby Maddie.

The family has requested to have private services.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Campbell County Cancer Association.

Charle’s guestbook may be viewed at

Arrangements by Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most”