Roy Ledford


Services for Roy Ledford, 86, of Troup are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Cottle Funeral Home chapel, Troup, with the Rev. Stevie Oaks officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery, Troup.

Mr. Ledford died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at his residence. He was born Aug. 12, 1926, in Troup to the late Reagan and Julie Martin Ledford. He was an Army veteran and a member of the American Legion. He was a Nazarene.

Roy had retired after 34 years with the Carrier Corp., Tyler.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ledford; sister, Bobbie Reynolds; and son, Jeff Miskell.

Survivors include daughter, Arla Phelps, Troup; two brothers, Pete Ledford, Troup, and Buster Ledford, Whitehouse; two sisters, Evelyn Martin, Troup, and Nelda Mitchell, Swan; a special friend, Joyce Smith, Jacksonville; grandchildren, Stacy Jeanes, Justin Miskell, Jamie Lynn Adams, Jennifer Hall and Robert Fields; and eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Keith Martin, Stan Martin, Brad Ledford, Donald Weeks, Joshua Weeks and Johnny Johnson.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Mar. 1, 2013
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