CASAR-Thomas Grover Ledford, 46, of 404 Moriah School Road, Casar, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at his home.
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Born Mar. 8, 1966, in Cleveland County, he was a son of Elowise Smith Ledford and the late William Floyd Ledford. Thomas was employed by Abercrombie and served in the U.S. Army during Panama.
In addition to his mother, Thomas is survived by his long-time girlfriend, Kriston Hamrick; daughter, Ashley Renee Noonan of Portsmouth, Va.; four step-sons, James Pursley and Thomas Pursley, both of Forest City, and Aaron and Timothy Hamrick, both of Casar; two step-grandchildren, William and Alexander Pursley; two brothers, John Ledford of Spindale and Samuel Ledford of Polkville; and grandmother, Margaret Smith of Casar.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Stamey Funeral Home in Fallston.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at New Home United Methodist Church. The body will be placed in the church thirty minutes before the service.
Officiated By: The Rev. David Minor
Burial: Following the service, in the church cemetery
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to the Cleveland-Rutherford Kidney Association, 1017 N. Washington St., Shelby, N.C. 28150
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 1, 2013