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Robert Ledford

Robert Spence Ledford

Friday, August 12th, 1949 - Thursday, December 27th, 2018
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Obituary

Mr. Robert Spence Ledford, Sr., age 69 of Indian Mound, Tennessee, passed away, Thursday, December 27, 2018 at his home. He was born, August 12, 1949 in Seattle, Washington, son of Spence and Helen Ruth Helphrey Ledford. Mr. Ledford loved his country and served in the United States Army for 14 years. He also enjoyed Nascar.
He is preceded in death by his father, Spence Ledford, sister, Doris Lakes, grandsons, Adam Pieratt and Justin Pieratt. He is survived by his mother, Helen Ledford, Hamilton, OH, sons, Robert Spence Ledford, Jr. (Tonya), Hamilton, OH, Joshua Ledford (Krista), Dover, TN, daughters, Betty Ruth Pieratt (Brian), Indian Mound, TN, Amy James (Dan Hobbs), Clarksville, TN, April Ledford (William Henson), Hamilton, OH, sister, Diann Schindler, FL, 25 grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A graveside service with military honors will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West, Hopkinsville, KY. Visitation will be from 9:30 – 11:30 am on Wednesday at Anglin Funeral Home, Dover, Tennessee. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements are entrusted to Anglin Funeral Home, Dover, Tennessee.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 9:30am - 11:30am
    When
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 9:30am - 11:30am
    Location
    Anglin Funeral Home
    Address
    402 Donelson Pkwy.
    Dover, TN 37058
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West
    Address
    Hwy 41
    Hopkinsville, KY
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  • Interment

    Location
    Kentucky Veterans Cemetery- West
    Address
    Hwy 41
    Hopkinsville, KY
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Deb Marsh

Posted at 04:46pm
Betty and family, I have hesitated on writing this but I want everyone to know the good good man Robert was and is. I have been going to see Robert on Wednesday’s and left town for thanksgiving and when I came back they said he was really sick. When I came back he looked at me and said where you been?? I said I know all your kids are here and I wanted you to spend time with them. I crawled up in the bed with him and played him music and showed him the videos and he said I don’t like country music but I like yours. He was so funny and sweet up till the end I didn’t know Robert that well but he became my buddy. I didn’t want to walk in thumping a Bible I just said hey buddy tell me bout Robert??? He did and the talks we had and love for his Country and family can not be put into words. I’ll miss you my buddy and our talks and love of Country, family and history. I THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY!!!! I’ll aleays remember your sweet sweet voice. Your best buddy, Deb
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Diann Schindler

Posted at 10:03am
My heart of broken at the loss of my brother. We had so much fun playing together growing up...especially playing in the dirt..."driving" our tiny cars on the hills and roads made with small mounds of soil, always with motor sounds! He was 15 when I left home and our lives went in different directions. I didn't see Bobby for many years and when I did, he was always so loving and sweet to me.
Our father, Spence Ledford, died in 1994.
Then, there was a long time when he disappeared.
I couldn't find him. Our sister, Doris, had died and I especially wanted him to know. Finally, I found him on MySpace and we reconnected. Since then, we kept up on social media. And, we had a long conversation a few weeks before he died.
Our mother, Helen Ledford, is 92 years old and, unfortunately, suffering from severe dementia. In some ways, that's a blessing because she will not have to endure the devastating grief of losing a child.
Unfortunately, I'm flying to Thailand January 2.
I'm so sorry I cannot be at Bobby's services and give my personal condolences to all of those who loved him, especially his children. I will be there in spirit.
May he rest in peace.
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Diann Schindler

Posted at 09:38am
I love you, my brother. You are so loved. I will always miss your sweet kindness.
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Posted at 11:05am
My sincere condolences to your family. May you find comfort in the promise of Revelation 21:4 of a time when death will be no more and loved ones will be reunited.
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Bobby at a year old.