Jeffrey Ford Michael was born October 10, 1982 in Stockton, CA. to Ford and Michelle Michael. Jeff passed away peacefully from his sleep into the arms of his Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ on December 15th, 2015 at the age of 33. Jeff was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Tom and Dorothy Michael of San Carlos, CA.Jeff is survived by his parents, Ford and Michelle Michael of Bella Vista, CA, his sister Julie Michael Vandegriff of Chico, CA, grandparents Jerry & Earlene Holman of Abilene Texas and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, niece and friends.Jeff was an avid reader and movie critic of all genre's. He also enjoyed camping at Clementine, wake-boarding and talking to people from all walks of life, both young and old.For several years Jeff faced daily struggles from diabetes, renal failure, failing vision, and most recently heart and lung problems. He was most recently working towards completing the process for a dual transplant. He was looking forward to feeling better and being free from all the difficulties related to his health.Jeff was a talker and enjoyed morning coffee at the local Starbucks. He would strike up random conversations with just about anyone. Jeff had a special place in his heart for children, he enjoyed their company.After graduation from Ponderosa High School in 2000, Jeff attended Folsom College. He moved to Colorado in 2003 and returned to California in 2009.Jeff will be greatly missed. Jeff's life could not be saved because the Lord has better plans for him! A memorial will be held January 2nd 2016 at the Green Valley Mortuary in Rescue, CA at 1 o'clock.