Shane Ledford – obituary

by Oct 31, 2012OBITUARIES0 comments

Shane Ledford, 25, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in a Buncombe County Hospital. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of James (Chip) Ledford and Brenda Wildcatt of Cherokee. He graduated from Cherokee High School in 2006 where he enjoyed wrestling and was active in sports. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Lucy Wildcatt, and a loving stepdad, Jason (Crowbar) Crow.

In addition to his parents he is survived by two sons, Deagon Ledford of Cherokee, and Epps Welch of Cherokee; stepdad, Robert Howell of Cherokee; two sisters Leslie Ledford and companion Johnnie Ray Lossiah of Cherokee, and Heelie Jae Howell of Cherokee; two brothers, A.J. Crow and Dez Crow both of Cherokee; a special Uncle Adrian Arch, and numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 2pm Thursday in the Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Rev. Red Bradley and Ray Kinsland will officiate with burial in the Littlejohn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Steven Kirkland, Chris Kirkland, Cowboy Brady, John George, Eli and Aaron Crow, Johnnie Ray Lossiah, A.J. Crow, and Dez Crow.

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