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Funeral services for Bob Ledbetter, 88, of Athens will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens with Bro. Larry Fondren officiating. Interment will follow at New York Cemetery.
Mr. Ledbetter passed away March 19, 2018 in Tyler, Texas.
Alvin “Bob” Rubin Ledbetter was born February 22, 1930 in New York, Texas the son of Alvin Rubin Ledbetter Sr. and Trixie Rogers Ledbetter. He retired from Bell Helicopter after many years as a fabricator. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. Bob was a cowboy at heart who truly enjoyed riding horses and reading about the history of the old west. Grand Dad loved his family and will be greatly missed by all he knew and loved.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Dorothy JoAnn of 59 years; two sisters, Imogene Crossley, Maurice Boles and one brother Boyce Ledbetter.
Survivors include his children, Rick Ledbetter of Bedford, Joe Ledbetter and wife Lisa of Hurst, LeaAnn Martin and husband Charles of Kemp; four grandchildren, Natalie Mann and husband Taylor, Sam Ledbetter, Brian Farmer and wife Amy, Lindsey Underwood and husband Jerry and four great grandchildren, Wesley Mann, Kirsten Martin, Witten Holley and Gunner Underwood.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 6-8:00 P.M. at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations made in is memory to:
Landmark Missionary Baptist Church
1313 S Palestine St
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Family.
You may light a memorial candle or write condolences to the family at www.hannigansmith.com
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