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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARIES: Randall Gene Ledbetter

  • Mr. Randall Gene Ledbetter, 82, of Greenup and formerly of Hardin County went to live with the Lord at 3 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
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  • Mr. Randall Gene Ledbetter, 82, of Greenup and formerly of Hardin County went to live with the Lord at 3 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
                                                                               
    Funeral services will held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Bishop Funeral Home in Greenup with Brother Brooke Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Jack Oak Cemetery north of Greenup with full military rites by the Cumberland County Veterans Association. Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the funeral home. The obituary can be viewed and condolences sent at www.blakefh.com.
    Randall was born in Hardin County, the son of John Nelson and Gladys Marie (Gibbs) Ledbetter. He married Ellen Nadine Thurman on Jan. 29, 1952, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 30, 2010.
    Randall served his country in the United States Army as sergeant during the Korean Conflict. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Korean Presidential unit citation, Japanese Occupation ribbon, Korean service medal with four campaign stars, UN service medal, American theater, good conduct, Philippine Liberation and WW II Victory ribbons.
    Randall was a heavy equipment operator. He operated the gravel pit north of Greenup for many years and was a member of the Operation Engineers 841. He attended the First Southern Baptist Church in Greenup.
    Randall is survived by two daughters, Madelyn (Randy) Black of Toledo, Marilyn Greeson, Greenup; four grandchildren, Denise (David) Richmond of Altamont, Kyle Greeson of Greenup, Whitney (Jay) Housel of Beautfort, S.C., and Felisha Kuhn of Atlanta, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Kobyn and Jaylin Housel and Brayden and Kellen Richmond.
    Randall was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers Libburn, Henry and Herchel Dale Ledbetter.

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