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George Ledford, Jr. Obituary

George Harold Ledford, Jr.
George Harold Ledford, Jr.

July 26, 1941 - June 6, 2017
Born in Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in Asheville, NC
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George Harold Ledford, Jr., 75, of Asheville, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

A native of Buncombe Co., he was a son of the late George Ledford, Sr. and Cora Almond Ledford.

Mr. Ledford was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked as a conductor with the railroad. Following retirement, he was a part of Campers on Mission. He was humble, kind hearted, and not only talked about being a Christian, he showed it in his everyday walk.

Surviving are his wife, Carol Ledford; children, John Vandenbergehe, Tim Vandenberghe, Christine Ledford Nguyen, and Lisa Ledford May; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and brother Larry Ledford.

The family will begin receiving friends at 11:30 a.m. on Monday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 12:30 p.m. with the Rev. Charles Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at the Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, www.ifcj.org.

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Groce Funeral Home
Monday, June 12, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Groce Funeral Home
Monday, June 12, 2017
12:30 PM
Cemetery
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC US 28711
Monday, June 12, 2017
2:00 PM

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