Bobby Harold Ledford, 77, of the Ashland community of Franklin County, passed away Wednesday afternoon, August 2, 2017 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.

Born April 8, 1940, he was the son of the late Dock and Inda Mae McElreath. He was the father of the late Greg Ledford. He was the brother of the late Bertha Williams, Dorothy Wilbanks, Alice Bond, Mildred Thomas, Linda Ledford, Bill, Herman, Curtis, and George Ledford. He was retired from Coats and Clark of Toccoa, Ga. He was a Mason, and he was a member of Anchor Church.

Survivors include his wife Willie V. LeCroy Ledford; son, Marty Ledford, Commerce, Ga; two grandsons and granddaughter-in-law, Ryan Ledford and Chas & Sherelle Ledford : great-grandchildren Lacy and Chaslyn: three brothers: Frank Ledford, Commerce, Ga; David Ledford, Carnesville, Aubrey Ledford, Commerce, Ga; two sisters, Ruth Bachman, Yatesville, and Paulette Delozier, Buford.

Services will be 11am Saturday morning, August 5, 2017 at the B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Wendall Hanley and Rev. Ray Richardson. Burial will follow at the Franklin Memorial Gardens.

The family is at the home. They will receive friends Friday evening from 6 pm until 8 pm at the funeral home.