Wilburn Lee Ledford, 67, of Rockwood, passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Renaissance Terrace, Harriman.
He was born Nov. 20, 1946, in Harriman to James and Jeannie Lee Ledford. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Rockwood and was a loving father, husband and grandfather. He was an avid sportsman who loved to hunt, go boating and ride his motorcycle. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Jeannie Ledford; and half-brother, James "Jimmy" Ledford.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Carol Ledford, Rockwood; sons, Michael Ledford and wife Lauren, Knoxville, Robert Joseph Mayton and wife Lucy, Harriman, Charles Rayburn Mayton, Rockwood, Gerald Wayne Mayton, Rockwood, William L. Ledford, Chattanooga, and Johnny Ledford, Chattanooga; daughter, Teresa Moore and husband Joe, Crossville; brothers, David Ledford and wife Joann, Maryville, Buddy Ledford and wife Judy, Oakdale, and Bobby Wright and wife Lois, Rockwood; sister, Patricia "Sissy" Forrester, Rockwood; 10 grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, March 7, in Evans Mortuary, Rockwood. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Evans Mortuary. Graveside will follow at Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood.