Ledford A. Stephens 96 years, 10 months, and 20 days, of Middletown, Indiana, formerly of Pine Knot, Kentucky, passed from this life on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at his home.
He was born June 5, 1921 in Pine Knot, Kentucky to the late Arthur and Mary (Stephens) Stephens. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Lois Neal Stephens, a sister, Grace Privett; brothers, Robert, Paul, and Estel Stephens; and a grandson, Timothy D. Neal.
Surviving family include his daughter, Patricia Ann Neal of Middletown, Indiana; grandchildren, Anthony “Tony” Neal and Jeremy S. (Jodi) Neal and great-grandchildren, Landon C. Neal and Lila G. Neal; step grandchildren: Kim, Amy, and Staci, and great-grandchildren: Reagan, Aaron, Ashley and Hunter and several nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.
Ledford had worked in construction, was a member of the Sulphur Springs Church in Pine Knot, and had been a minister for several years. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served his country during World War II. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, four-wheeling, and being outdoors. Ledford was also very active in the Masonic Lodge, but above all things, he enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home. Burial is to follow in the Jess Privett Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday after 12:00 noon until time for services.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.