Kent Ford, 62 of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019 in UT Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn.
He was born in Cherokee County, to Ginger G. Imperiale of Gainsville, Ga., and the late Herman C. Ford.
Kent worked as a professional airbrush artist. He loved painting and customizing vehicles. Kent also loved riding his motorcycles and playing his drums. Kent loved his family more than life.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by Lucy Ford, wife of 23 years; two sons, Corey and Brandon Imperiale of Florida; one niece Jadrien Beaver of Hayesville; one nephew Drew Garrett of Murphy; four grandchildren, Dylan Beaver, Jacie Beaver, Lilanah Garrett and Kaegan Imperiale; and one brother tony Ford.
He is preceded in death by one sister Tina B. Garrett.
There will be a celebration of life for Kent at a later date.
You may send tributes to Kent’s family at P.O. Box 84, Murphy, NC 28906.