SHELBY - Kenneth Ledford, 71, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Wendover Hospice House.
Born on Jan. 12, 1942, he was a native of Cleveland County and the son of the late Madeline Rabb Ledford. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, W. J. and Bessie Rabb and numerous aunts and uncles. He was the owner of Ledford's Flowers and Gift which later became Ledford's Design. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his son, Kenneth Ledford Jr. and his wife Shannon; his two beloved granddaughters, Jade Ledford and Allison Foster; and his previous wife, Edna Strickland Ledford.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Sunday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Mr. Ledford ill lie in state from 2:30 – 3 p.m. prior to the service at the church
Officiated By: The Revs. Wayne Allen and David Rabb
Burial: Sunset cemetery
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home is serving the family
Memorials: Maybe made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1207 West Dixon Blvd, Shelby, N.C. 28150
Online Condolences: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com