Gerstil Lee Ledbetter, 93, died on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at Generations of Red Bay. He was born Feb. 21, 1917, in Franklin County, Ala. He retired as a quality control inspector from Sunshine Homes. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Red Bay and a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II.
Services were at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay with burial in Red Bay City Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors included three sons, Ronnie Ledbetter of Tuscumbia, Ala., Michael Ledbetter (Janet) of Highland, Ill., and Keith Ledbetter of Red Bay; three grandchildren, Tim Ledbetter, Janna Ledbetter (John) and Ash Ledbetter (Hillary); four great-grandchildren, Logan, Anna, Bethany and Clara.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Melton Ledbetter; his parents, Jake and Nora Hughes Ledbetter; three brothers, Dolphus Ledbetter, Joe "Dude" Ledbetter and Jake Ledbetter; and three sisters, Gertha Ledbetter, Gertrude York and Ivadean Wiggington.