Roy B. Ledbetter, 92, of Greenfield, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born Oct. 18, 1921, in Charlottesville the son of Frank B. and Ruth Ledbetter.
He retired from Pennsylvania Railroad Company following more than 30 years where he had dedicated his life to service on the railroad. Roy was a veteran of the Army serving during WWII and had a tremendous love for his God, country and family. He was admired by all that met him for his courage, bravery, and honesty. Roy was the rock of the family and hero to all that knew him. He attended the Charlottesville United Methodist Church and enjoyed horses.
Roy was a life long member of the American Legion Post #152.
He is survived by his daughter, Julie Ann Kvinge of Greenfield; granddaughter, Lauren Elaine Ward of Atlanta, Ga.; three nephews, Steve (Linda) Nelson of Knightstown, Tom (Sharon) Nelson of Greenfield, and Danny (Debbie) Nelson of Laurel, MS.
In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma June Ledbetter; sisters, Norvella Nelson, Patsy Fout; grandson, Walton Matthew Ward.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the funeral home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with Pastor Marianne Nichols officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery where military rites will be conducted by the Knightstown America Legion Post #152 and an active duty contingent of the U.S. Army.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Condolences and memories of Roy may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com.