Michael Ladd

    Michael Joel Ladd, 61, passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at his residence.
    Michael was the son of the late Harry and Willa Belle Wilson Ladd. He was a Civil War enthusiast and owner/operator of Earth Environmental Services.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Amanda Gail Ladd; brother, Harry Edward Ladd; and sister, Alice Neal.
    He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Wanda Davis Ladd; his beloved son, Christopher Michael Ladd; sister, Juanita Stiles; nieces, Alissa Cheek and Kendra Lovingood; nephew, Jeffrey Stiles; great-nephew, Ethan Lovingood; great-niece, Megan Chinn, Breanna Cheek and Bryson Cheek; and brother-in-law, David Neal.
    Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Townson-Rose Chapel in Murphy. Pastor Billy Rhodes will officiate. Pallbearers will be Ben Davis, Austin Davis, Earl Lovingood, Derek Cheek, Shawn Bryant and Mark Bentley. Burial will be in Aquone Cemetery.
    The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Townson-Rose Chapel in Murphy.
    Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
    You may send tributes to the Ladd family at www.townson-rose.com.