James Edward Ledford

Born: Sat., Feb. 26, 1966
Died: Wed., Jun. 28, 2017


5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 30, 2017
Location: Macedonia Baptist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jul. 01, 2017
Location: Macedonia Baptist Church

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James Edward Ledford, 51, of Cherokee passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Asheville.

James was a loving father and grandfather.  He was a loving father of 5 children.  He never let us down.  He always told us what was right from wrong.  Even though he only had 5 children he took in more and they called him Daddy as well.  James was a Truck Driver.

He is survived by his wife, Minnie Ledford; his parents, Driver Pheasant, Jr. and Lula Ann Ledford; his children, Mitchell Ledford, Mason Ledford, Robert Ledford, Nigel Ledford and Kale-Nud Ledford Chavez; 6 grandchildren; Brothers, Calloway Ledford (Wife Martha), David Ledford (Wife Patsy), and Wilson Sneed; Sisters, Rose Sneed (Husband Skipper), Christine Walkingstick, Velva Powell, Lora Powell, Nancy Jane Pheasant, Minda Pheasant, and Jackie Pheasant.

James was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Driver Pheasant, Sr. and Nettie Pheasant; maternal grandparents, Mason Ledford and Lillian Ledford; Sisters, Velma Lossiah and Arlene Watty; one Aunt, Nicey Rattler.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017 from 5 pm until 10 pm at the Macedonia Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday July 1, 2017 at 11 AM at the Macedonia Baptist Church with Pastors Dan Conseen and James “Bo” Parris officiating.  Burial will follow at the Ledford Cemetery in the Snowbird community in Robbinsville.  Pallbearers will be Kirk Lossiah, Jr., Chris Ledford, Josh Owl, Allen Ledford, Calloway Ledford, Jr. and other family and friends.

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Trina Wade Stiles
   Posted Fri June 30, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Mr. Ledford as being kind and supportive of his family and proud of his children. To Mitchell and Mason I know how much you loved and respected your dad and will be thinking of and praying for you and your family during this time and in the days to come.

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