JC Ledford

November 5, 1929 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 92)


AKRON - JC Ledford, passed away after a long battle with Parkinson's, Thursday morning with family at his bedside.
JC was 92 years old and loved life and family. JC was born in Murphy, North Carolina, where nearly 80 years ago he met Cleo Hedden, his best friend and love of his life. Before moving to Ohio, JC served in the 82nd Airborne Division. JC and Cleo enjoyed
traveling to Florida in the winter, their homeland of North Carolina, and various campgrounds across Ohio. Since Cleo passed unexpectedly 8 years ago, JC has lived with Diane (Chris), spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren, playing marbles, going on many vacations, and going to numerous Indians Baseball games through the years.
JC was preceded in death by wife Cleo, mother Lea Hughes, Grandson TJ Mozik and sister Dorothy Johnson. He is survived by daughters Diane(Chris) Kyriakedes and Debbie Ledford, brothers Homer (Betty), Mack, Jerry(Linda) Ledford, sisters Betty(Eddie) Symons, Sally(Johnny) Bandy. Grandchildren Heather(Chad),
Jamie(Jessalyn), Sarah( Chris), Alexis(Austin). Great-grand-children Jackson, Rowyn, William, Celeste, Lyla, Weston, Estelle.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 10, from 2-4 pm at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron. A funeral service will be held on Monday, 11:00 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Hillside Memorial Park. (Anthony, AKRON,

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Calling Hours
April 10, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel
1990 S MAIN ST
Akron, OH 44301

Funeral Service
April 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel
1990 S MAIN ST
Akron, OH 44301

Graveside Service
April 11, 2022

12:15 PM
Hillside Memorial Park
1025 Canton Rd.
Akron, OH 44312

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