FOREST CITY - Roger David Ledford, 61, of Forest City, died Jan. 1, 2013 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County.
Roger was born June 22, 1951 in Cleveland County to the late J.C. Ledford and Margaret Campbell Ledford. He worked for Diversco Industries for more than 30 years and was a member of Gantt's Grove Baptist Church. He had a passion for the guitar and was a singer/songwriter. Beyond his enjoyment of music was his love for the Lord.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Joel David Ledford and a sister, Barbara Putnam Winn.
Left to cherish his memory are two sons, Chris Ledford of Shelby, and Larry Ledford and wife, Kim of Ellenboro; Gladys Ledford and daughter, Amber Michelle Ledford of the home; three sisters, Patricia Hudson and husband, Kenneth of Lawndale, Betty Mason of Ellenboro and Joyce Griffin and husband, Scott of Boiling Springs. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; special friends, Scott Griffin, Rein Hollifield, Wayne Hill, and Wayne Toney and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Thursday at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel
Officiated By: The Rev. Wayne Toney
Burial: Eternal Hills Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Harrelson Funeral Home is caring for the family of Mr. Ledford
Memorials: Donations are suggested to Grace of God Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 212, Forest City, N.C. 28043 or Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, N.C. 28043.
Online Condolences: www.harrelsonfuneralhome.com