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Larry W. Ledford

August 25, 1937 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 80)

Larry W. Ledford, age 80, of New Vienna, died peacefully Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at his home with his family by his side.  He was born August 25, 1937 in New Vienna, the son of the late Chester G. and Opal Yarger Ledford.   Larry was a 1955 Graduate of New Vienna High School and a Veteran of the United States Army.  After being discharged from the Army, Larry worked as a welder in the construction industry.  He was a member of the New Vienna Church of Christ.  Larry was an avid golfer and longtime member of Snow Hill Country Club, Wilmington Elks, and Buckeye Hills Golf Courses.  A proud achievement in golf was that he shot a round of 67 at age 67.  Larry was also a member of Wilmington Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1224 and Wilmington Elks Lodge #797.  Larry is survived by his wife Mary E. (Pinkerton) Ledford to whom he married April 19, 1966 in New Vienna; children, Diana and her husband Ralph Parks of New Vienna, Mike and his wife Kim Ledford of Lees Creek, Robert Walraven of New Vienna, Joni and her husband Ron Wolf of New Vienna, and Doug and his wife Susan Ledford of Lynchburg; 12 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and many friends.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded by sister Carolyn McKenzie and brother Chester E. Ledford.  According to his wishes, Larry has been cremated.  Memorial services will be held 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the New Vienna Church of Christ with minister Brad Clouse officiating.  Calling hours will be held at the church Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:00 p.m. Following services at the church, Military Honors will be accorded by the American Legion Post #49 Honor Guard.  The family asks that donations be made in Larry’s memory to the New Vienna Church of Christ, P.O. Box 241, New Vienna, Ohio, 45159, or Community Care Hospice, P.O Box 123, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.  For more information or to leave an on-line condolence, please visit, or see our Facebook page Brown Funeral Home.


Donations may be made to:

New Vienna Church of Christ
P.O. Box 241, New Vienna OH 45159
Tel: 1-937-987-2022

Community Care Hospice
1669 Rombach Avenue, Wilmington OH 45177

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