February 14, 1923 ~ February 11, 2007
Born in: Kentucky,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Lee Ledford, 83, of 90 Beaver Dr., Asheville, died Sunday, February 11, 2007, at St. Joseph’s Campus Mission Hospitals. A native of Kentucky, he was a son of the late Aley and Mary Greene Ledford. Mr. Ledford retired from the Asheville Housing Authority where he worked as Maintenance Supervisor. He was also a great carp fisherman, and an avid walker and whittler. He served in the US Army during WWII. He was a newborn Christian. Mr. Ledford is survived by his wife, Betty “Sue” Warren Ledford; daughters, Carol Morrow and husband Jim, of Townsville, SC, Teresa Johnson and husband Mike, and Linda Silvers and husband Mike, all of Asheville; sons, Mike Ledford and wife Judy, of Seneca, SC, Steve Ledford and Tim Ledford, both of Asheville; step-daughter, Connie Elkins Bean, of Oak Harbor, WA; sister, Elizabeth Wright, of Asheville; brothers, Aley Ledford and wife Karen, of Oak Park, TX; fourteen grandchildren, and thirteen great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Keith Hutchinson, Everett Haney and Sam Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Ashelawn Memorial Gardens. His family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and at other times will be at the home. Memorials may be made to the Freedom Baptist Church Building Fund, 50 Rice Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.