Walter F. Ledbetter Sr.
Walter F. Ledbetter Sr., 86, died Sunday March 18, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
Born Aug. 21, 1925, in Livingston, Tenn., he was the son of the late James Charles and Loretta Heard Ledbetter.
He retired from U.S. Steel Co. in New Albany after 30-some years.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, the former Geraldine (Jean) Hill, in August 2011, and seven siblings, Maude Harvey, Justin, Lola, Ben and Chet Ledbetter, Ruby Wall and Betty Greene.
Survivors include four children, Gloria Gehlbach of Marengo, Walter F. Ledbetter Jr. of Clarksville and Roger and Alan Ledbetter, both of New Albany, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Thursday, March 22, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Kraft Spring Street Chapel in New Albany.
Funeral: Thursday, March 22, at noon at the funeral home with interment in Veron Cemetery in New Albany.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Alzheimer’s Association.