Larry Ledford

    Larry Harold Ledford, 71, of Toney, Ala., died Thursday, April 3, 2018, at his residence.
    Born Thursday, Aug. 15, 1946, and a native of Cherokee County, he was the son of the late Winford H. Ledford and Maunda Ledford.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Anthony Ledford; and sisters, Marlene Loudermilk and Portia West.
    He was owner of Ledford Plumbing for more than 40 years. He loved playing the guitar and swapping jokes.
    He is survived by his wife, Chiya Shin of Toney, Ala.; son, Eric Ledford; brother, Gary Ledford; and sister, Patricia Jenkins; and grandchildren, Taylor and Grace Ledford of Murphy.
    A quiet graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Liberty Baptist Church cemetery for family and friends.
    In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 624, Murphy, NC 28906.