At the age of 70, George Ledford, of Marion, passed away at McDowell Assisted Living in Marion on Monday, September 21, 2020. George was born in Mitchell County on April 15, 1950 to the late Edgar Ledford, Sr. and Clarice Franklin Ledford. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and helped with the upkeep of the church cemetery. George was a hard-working man who enjoyed working outside, gardening, and building. His family will hold dear the memory of George as a loving, kind, happy, and contented man who loved the Lord.
George is preceded in death by his sister, Alice McCallister; and three brothers, Dallas, Ray, and David Ledford.
Left to cherish George’s memory are his eight 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, Sammy Ledford and wife Linda of Nebo, and Billy Ledford of Marion; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 form 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:00 p.m. at the church with Revs. Jimmy Upton and Daniel White officiating. George will be buried in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
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