Mr. Dallas Ledford, age 70, of Marion, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Hospice of Carolina Foothills in Forest City. Dallas was a native of Mitchell County, born in Grassy Creek on November 19, 1948 to the late Edgar Ledford and Clarice Franklin Ledford. Dallas served in the United States Army, until he was medically discharged following surgery. He was a member of the Marion Moose Lodge. Dallas treasured working outside, whether it be cutting Pulp Wood or just tending to his flowers. He will be remembered for his thoughtfulness, compassionate heart, hard work and independence. Dallas loved his family dearly and he will be missed by them.
Preceding Dallas in death are a infant son; three brothers, Daniel, David and Ray Ledford; and a sister Alice McAllister.
Left to cherish his memory are a daughter, Stacy Ledford Jones of Marion, nine siblings, Carolyn Gaddy and husband Sidney of Nebo, Rachel Ray and husband Clarence of Weaverville, Lillie White and husband Rev. Danny of Marion, Linda Davis and husband Ronnie of Connelly Springs, Edgar William Ledford, Jr. and wife Carol of Nebo, Clay Ledford of Marion, George Ledford of Marion, Sammy Ledford and wife Linda of Nebo and Billy Ledford of Marion; two grandchildren Taylor Patterson and Joshua Jones, and numerus nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.at Westmoreland Funeral Home Chapel in Marion. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Westmoreland Funeral Home Chapel in Marion. Committal service will follow at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with Honors provided by the North Carolina Army National Guard.
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