Ledbetter, Max Champion (2008)

Obituary of Max Champion Ledbetter ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Max Champion Ledbetter, age 64 of Marion died Saturday December 13, 2008 at his residence.  A native of McDowell County, he was born December 10, 1944 to the late Holen Rucker Ledbetter and Bonnie Wilma Harris Ledbetter.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marion.

Max retired as a business instructor from McDowell Technical Community College with 30 years of service.  He loved his native home in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Mr. Ledbetter leaves behind to cherish his memory two daughters, Heather Ledbetter of Asheville and Kelly Ledbetter Bobbitt and husband Clifton of Fayetteville and a soon to be grandson Luke Champion Bobbitt.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday December 17, 2008 at 11:00 AM in Westmoreland Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 AM, one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.  Interment will be in McDowell Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to: Max Ledbetter Scholarship Fund McDowell Technical Community College 54 College Drive Marion, NC 28752.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday December 17, 2008 Volume 14 #50