Beloved “Martin” star Tommy Ford passed away on Wednesday after an aneurysm ruptured in his abdomen.

Audio from his last interview with Excellence Community Magazine founder Dr. Angella Banks has surfaced online and it literally gave me goosebumps.

When talking about his age, Tommy said:

More than half of my life is over. I have more years behind me than I do ahead of me. How many black men do you know 102-years-old?

Half of my life is over and I’m okay with that. So, it’s not about how much I have left. It’s about how much I accomplished while I was here.

I reached some destinations, I touched some lives, and I changed some lives…that’s what it’s about. Whether I was about my father’s business…that’s what it’s about.

Listen to the audio below.



Tommy passed at 52.

He will be sorely missed and never forgotten.