Mark Theron Ledford

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Mark Theron Ledford, 37, of 9 South Oaks Circle, Asheville, died Saturday, February 20, 1999, at his home.

Mr. Ledford was a native of Haywood County and was a son of Robert E. and Ann Ward Ledford of Clyde.  He received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from NC State University and was president of Ledford Engineering, Inc.

He was a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity and was past-president of the Western Chapter of PENC.  He coached Little League football, the Termites, Hominy Valley Youth League.  He was also a member of First Baptist Church of Asheville, the Fellowship Sunday School Class.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Ledford is survived by his wife, Lisa Poplin Ledford;  two sons, Phillip Ryan Ledford and Joseph Patrick Ledford, both of the home;  two brothers and sister-in-law, Andrew and Lucinda Ledford of Canton and Matthew Ledford of California;  and a nephew, Isaac Ledford.  He was the son-in-law of Ted and Faye Poplin of Rockingham and brother-in-law of Luanne Poplin of Mount Pleasant, SC.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Monday at the First Baptist Church, Asehville, with the Rev. Dr. Ron Crawford and the Revs. Gail Coulter and Eddie Morgan officiating.  Graveside rites will be at 2:00 pm Tuesday at Richmond Memorial Park in Rockingham.

His family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Sunday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue where Mr. Ledford will remain until being placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 31 College Street, Building C, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801, or to First Baptist Church, 5 Oak Street, Asheville, NC 28801.

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