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Jimmy Ray Ledford

January 4, 1969 ~ November 12, 2022 (age 53)


Jimmy Ray Ledford, 53, of Franklin, NC, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022.  He was born January 4, 1969 in Towns County, Georgia to Ray Oren Ledford and the late Gilda Wimpy Ledford.  Mr. Ledford worked at the Franklin Machine Shop for eighteen years as a welder. He attended Central Baptist Church. Jimmy loved racing his daughter, "Peanut". 

He is survived by his grandmother, Ola Mae Wimpy; father Ray Ledford and step-mom, Thelma Mull; his wife of sixteen years, Pamela R. Ledford; daughters, Alysa Ledford and Cora Lynn "Peanut" Ledford; four sons, Dylan Ledford, Justin Parrish (Kayla Swafford), Michael Robinson (Denise Robinson) and Dewayne Cantrell; five grandchildren; and a brother, Charles Ledford. 

Jimmy was preceded in death by his mother, Gilda W. Ledford.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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