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Michael Ford February 5, 2018 ELDRIDGE-Michael Sha

February 5, 2018

ELDRIDGE — Michael Shane Ford, 44, of Eldridge, passed away peacefully Monday, February 5, 2018, at his home. Services in celebration of his life will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport, where his family will greet friends from 4 p.m. until time of service. Memorials may be made to any no-kill animal shelter.

Michael was born in 1973 in Lexington, Ky., to Curtis and Patty Osborn. He married Nicole Nipper on September 5, 2015, in Coal Valley. He worked in the automotive business for 30 years and just recently was a diagnostics technician for Snap On Corporation. He was a great mechanic and cars were his passion. Michael was an entrepreneur who enjoyed working on houses and cars, was an avid Broncos fan, and loved the outdoors, animals, and time with family and friends. He was the most amazing person in the whole world. He loved his wife, adored his children and grandchildren, and was a very loyal friend.

Survivors include his wife Nicole; daughters, Phlesia Ford and Viktorea Ford, both of Davenport; grandchildren Kaliyah, RJ and one on  the way; mother, Patty Osborn of Eldridge; sister, Alicia Maxwell of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and brother, Matthew Mead of Bettendorf. He was preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.

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