Edwin Garfield Ledford

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Edwin Garfield Ledford, 78, of 301 Abbey Circle, Asheville, went to his Heavenly home Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at St. Joseph Campus Mission Hospitals. A native of Madison Co., Mr. Ledford was a son of the late John and Leta Reeves Ledford. He retired as a supervisor in the quality control department of Kearfott and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was also a member of Beverly Hills Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. Mr. Ledford is survived by his wife, Pansy Jean Allen Ledford; daughter, Julie Sanders and husband Tim, of Fairview; sons, Eddie Ledford, of Greenville, SC, and Larry Ledford and wife Joan, of Asheville; sisters, Ruth Giroux, of Kalispell, MT, Carol Griffin and husband Walter, of Nashville, TN, Janice Bartok and husband Bela, of Hot Springs, NC, and Sharon Metcalf and husband Don, of White Lake, NC; brothers, Dick Ledford, of York, SC, John Ledford and wife Shirley, of Stuart, FL, and Jimmy Ledford and wife Lory, of Madison Heights, MI; grandchildren, Amanda Phillips and husband Trent, of Black Mountain, Savannah Sanders, of Fairview, and Summer Sanders, also of Fairview. A celebration of life will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Beverly Hills Baptist Church with the Revs. Dr. Billy King and Dr. James H. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. His family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday at the home. Memorials may be made to Beverly Hills Baptist Church, 777 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC 28805.

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  1. Jean, Larry, Eddie & Family:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. You all have been & are very special to me and always will be. I will be praying for comfort for you during this time.

    Love in Christ

  2. Ed was a very special person and a joy to be around. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Ledford family.
    Spanky & Louise Rice

  3. My big brother Edwin, You have been a very special part of our family. I will miss you so much. I will see you again one day in Heaven

  4. My thoughts are with your family. I have many fond memories of Mr. Ledford. He will be missed! Keep his memories with you and remember you will be with him one day!

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in God’s promise.

  6. Hello everyone,

    Austin, Aaron and myself want to send our love to all of you. We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Edwin, he was a great man and will truely be missed. Just remember, he is no longer suffering here on earth. He is now with Jesus along with Mimi and Papa. We wish that we could be there to see and visit each one of you. Just know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God Bless You!

  7. Dear Jean,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Marlin and I are praying for you and hope that God comforts you. You and Ed are very special people and we are very proud to call you our friends. Deloris and John also wanted me to let you know that they are thinking of you. She lost her mother last month. I know you are going to miss Ed but he has a new body now with no pain. Sorry we could not get over there but Mom and Dad are living with us and we don’t get to go very much. Love and prays, Joyce

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