Howard Virlyn Ledford, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 19, 2014.
He was born on May 6, 1933.
He was the father of Sandra Ledford of Rossville, Ga., and Deborah Lemons of Cleveland.
He was the son of the late Carl Lee and Alma Ledford. He was also the brother of the late Alvin Ledford and Doris Hennesse.
Surviving siblings are Donald Ledford of Delano and Barbara Boerema of Douglasville, Ga.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was very active in tending to his honey bees. He enjoyed coon and deer hunting along with fishing.
There will be no formal visitation or services. He will be interred in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers make, donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and/or the National Heart Association.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Howard and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfuenrals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Ledford family with his arrangements.