He was born in Athens on Feb. 9, 1949, a son of the late Elmer and Edith Ledbetter.
He was raised and spent most of his life in the Meigs County area until the last 15 years, when he moved to Georgia.
He was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of the AMVETS Post 90 and worked in the construction industry most of his life.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters: Lena May Brown, Carol Wright and Thelma Humphrey; and two brothers: Walt Ledbetter and John E. Ledbetter.
He is survived by two daughters: Monica Cathey (Josh), and Melissa Bowman; two sons: Jason Ledbetter and Lee Ledbetter; three sisters: Mildred Charles, Dot Harvey and Chris Spurling; four grandsons: Christopher, Jake, Jeremy and Jacob; and numerous other extended family members and friends.
He was looking forward to the birth of his granddaughter, Raylan, in a few months. and friends.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Jerry and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to assist the Ledbetter family with these arrangements.