Dewey “Franky” Ledford, 65, of Bald Knob, passed away October 26, 2020 at Advanced Care Hospital in Searcy. He was born December 9, 1954 at Cleveland, Tennessee to the late George and Charlotte Evelyn Rose Ledford.
Mr. Ledford was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Bald Knob. He was a very genuine loving and caring person. He loved the outdoors – hunting, fishing, and listening to his beagles run rabbits were some of his favorite past-times. Being a grandpa was what he enjoyed the most in life. He loved his family dearly, but the blessing of grandchildren made his life whole.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant grandchild Baby “L”; his stepfather, Richard Varnell and brother, Timothy Ledford.
He married Diane Morris Ledford February 18, 1977 at Bald Knob, she survives. He is also survived by two daughters, Kristi Guthrie of Bradford and Kirby Ledford of Bald Knob; one son, Kevin Ledford (Alyssa) of Bald Knob; five grandchildren, Maddox Guthrie, Gwen Marquez, Lilah Ledford, Branch Ledford, and Case Ledford; one brother, Marvin Vestal; and one sister, Joann Craig (Rocky).
Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 30, 2020 at Temple Baptist Church in Bald Knob with funeral services starting at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Carter Cemetery in Russell.
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