FOREST CITY - Roger David Ledford, 61, of Forest City, died Jan. 1, 2013 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County.
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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
Harrelson Funeral Home
1251 US Highway 221a Forest City, NC 28043
Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 2, 2013