Jack Merle Ledford, age 86, died on Sunday, February 17, 2019. Jack was born on March 29, 1932 in Campbell, Texas to Gladys Helen (Cooper) Ledford and John Earl Ledford. Jack was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle. He was a long-time resident of Irving, Texas for 39 years and before that lived in Garland, Texas for 25 years. Jack worked for Premier Designs, a Jewelry company in Irving, for 28 years before retiring in 2014. Jack is preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter Victoria Rios; brothers Earl Ray Ledford, William Edward “Bill” Ledford, Robert Dale Ledford; and three sisters in laws. Left to cherish his memory are wife of 66 years, Mary Ledford; son Robert Ledford; daughter Kathleen Stevens; grandchildren Chris Ledford and wife Marielle, Matthew Ledford and wife Angela, Elizabeth Rios, Jessica Rios, Davis Rios; great grandchild Jacob Rios; as well as many other nieces, nephews, extended family and loving friends. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, 1413 E. Irving Blvd., Irving, TX 75060.
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