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Dodd Payne Hess Funeral Home

350 W Maple Ave, Fayetteville, WV

OBITUARY

Richard Ledford

August 28, 1958June 21, 2020

Richard (Ricky) Ledford, 61, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020. He was born August 28, 1958. Ricky loved fishing, hunting and spending time with his friends in his hometown of Fayetteville. He also had a knack and passion for gardening and landscaping. He attended Fayetteville High School after starting school in Baileysville. He joined the United States Army in 1977, serving in the 3rd Battalion 32nd Armor until he was honorably discharged in 1980. After his service he worked in the cable television field. He was a member the Church of the Bible Covenant in Prosperity, where his father was the preacher. He was known for his kindheartedness and loved conversation. He was loved by his entire family, especially his grandchildren. In 1981, Ricky married Robin Johnson of Fayetteville. Together they had one son, Nicholas. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Robin, son Nicholas, daughter-in-law Kristin, grandson Cameron and granddaughter Lilliana of Clinton Township, MI. He is also survived by his father Rev. David Alan and mother Wilma Sue Ledford of Prosperity; brothers David (Debbie) Ledford of Statesville, NC; Keith (Linda) Ledford of Galax, VA; and Nelson Ledford of Prosperity; and sisters Alana (Mike) Parsons of Fayetteville; Kim Ledford of Prosperity; Beverly (John) Reed of Prosperity; Sherri (Curtis) Allen of Crab Orchard; Terri Ledford of Prince; and Lori Sellers of Conway, SC; brothers-in-law Joey (Stephanie) Johnson of Hurricane; and Mike Johnson of Lillington, NC. He also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of Ricky's life will be planned later this summer. For those wishing to express condolences to the Ledford family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home will be assisting the family.

Services

  • Cremation

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Sharon Barrett

July 2, 2020

Mike and I loved talking to Rick. I will never forget his beautiful smile. I am so sorry for your loss.

Nick Ledford

July 2, 2020

Thank you to everyone that has visited or commented. I know my dad would be grateful for all the kind words and memories.

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June 25, 2020

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June 25, 2020

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June 25, 2020

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June 25, 2020

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June 25, 2020

Dodd Payne Hess Funeral Home

June 25, 2020

Dodd Payne Hess Funeral Home

June 25, 2020

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June 25, 2020

FROM THE FAMILY