Rev. David Ledford, 75, of Carnesville, passed away Monday morning, January 16, 2023, at his home.
Born March 3, 1947, in Commerce, he was the son of the late Dock and Inda Mae McElreath Ledford. He was the father of the late Melissa Cline. He was the brother of the late Bobby Ledford, Frank Ledford, Bertha Williams, Dorothy Wilbanks, Alice Bond, Mildred Thomas, Linda Ledford, Bill, Herman, Curtis, and George Ledford. He was retired from Coats American and was a cattle and produce farmer. He had pastored Mt. View Baptist Church, Baldwin, and Currahee Baptist, Toccoa.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ellen McClure; daughter, Rhonda Nicholson, Carnesville; sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. Gary and Lori Ledford, and Ricky and Paula Ledford; ten grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren; brother Aubrey Ledford Commerce, and sister, Paulette Delozier, Buford, GA.
Services will be 2pm Friday at Carnesville Church of God, with Rev. Gary Ledford. The family will gather privately for burial on his beloved farm.
The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home and will be placed in the church at 1pm. The family is at the home and will receive friends from 6 until 8pm Thursday evening at the funeral home. Condolences may also be left for the family at ginnfuneralhome.com.