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Thomas F. Ledbetter

Thomas F. Ledbetter

Thomas F. Ledbetter, age 78 of Sweetwater, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10 am, Monday, December 24, at Morehart Mortuary Chapel in Breckenridge with Rev. Jack Pinkerton officiating. Interment will follow in the Albany Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 7:30 pm, Sunday, December 23, at Morehart Mortuary of Breckenridge.

Thomas Franklin Ledbetter was born November 23, 1940, in Albany, Texas, to Thomas Jarrett Ledbetter and Lois Roberson Ledbetter. He grew up in Albany and graduated from Albany High School. Following graduation, Thomas enlisted in the United States Navy. Following his honorable discharge, Thomas married Wanda Sanders in Albany on August 31, 1962. He worked as a mechanic and loved to fish and hunt.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Lois Ledbetter Fuller; one daughter, Connie Atkins; one son, Stanley Boyd; one grandson, David Bufkin; one brother, Carl Ledbetter; one nephew, Thomas Ray Brister.

Mr. Ledbetter is survived by his wife of 56 years, Wanda Ledbetter of Sweetwater; three sons, Joe Boyd of Breckenridge, Jerry Bufkin of Mineral Wells and David Bufkin of Flower Mound; three brothers, Ed Ledbetter and wife Carolyn of Bowie, Floyd Ledbetter and wife Jane of Sunset, Dean Ledbetter and wife Rebecca of Abilene; one sister, Verna Brister and husband Z.L. of Abilene; eight grandchildren, Jimmy Wayne Boyd, Les Sewell, Sherri Wood, Melody Lammons and husband Cody, Jeremy Bufkin and wife Ashley, Becky Bufkin, Matt Bufkin and Tommy Bufkin; sixteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at www.morehartmortuary.net.

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