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Fred Ledford, 85, Liberty, KY (1936-2021)

Fred Ledford of Liberty passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021, at his home. He was 85 years old.

No services are planned for Mr. Ledford.

Born on April 30, 1936, in Harlan County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Russell and Susie Stewart Ledford. Fred was a coal miner and factory worker. He loved to fish and spend time with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Fair Ledford; four daughters, Cindy Fair, Betty Bailey, Shelia Ledford, and Suda Robins; and six sons, Vernon Ledford, Freddie Ledford, James Ledford, Johnny Ledford, Tony Ledford, and Richard Fair; and numerous children and great-grandchildren. Other survivors include a sister, Mary; and two brothers, Curtis and Carlos.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Molly.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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Fred Ledford, 85, Liberty, KY (1936-2021)

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