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Ernest A. Ledford Jr., 76, of Comanche, Oklahoma passed away Thursday Dec. 14, 2017 in Duncan, Oklahoma.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00am Monday Dec. 18, 2017 in the Don Grantham Funeral Chapel, Duncan, with Marty Hodges officiating. Interment will follow at Weaver Chapel Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
The family will visit with friends at the funeral home Sunday, Dec. 17th from 4:00 to 6:00pm.
Ernest "Junior" was born on June 14, 1941 in Temple, Oklahoma to Jewel (McCarley) and Ernest A. Ledford Sr. He married Ruby Martin on June 14, 1965 in Henrietta, Texas.
Ernest served in the United States Navy. He was an independent farmer/rancher for over 40 years - hauling hay and sprigging bermuda .
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Ledford, of the home; two sons, Mark Ledford and spouse Shlynn and Brad Lee Ledford, all of Comanche, Oklahoma and Marti Keeth and spouse Lon of Pleasanton, Calif.; four brothers, Roger Ledford, Jimmy Ledford, Andy Ledford and Gary Ledford; two sisters, Sue Brown and Brenda Gordon; four grandchildren, Laney Ledford, Braden Ledford, Adriann Bacon and spouse Derk and Drew Keeth and spouse Tia; two great-grandchildren, Rachel and Emma Bacon; and many nieces, nephews and other family members.
Pallbearers will be Chad Berryhill, Jeffrey Berryhill, David Strange, Greg Blair, Braden Ledford and Mark Ledford. Honorary Bearers are Bobby Hale and David Cox.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at: www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Published on December 15, 2017
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