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July 6, 1946 – March 2, 2023

On Thursday, March 2, 2023, God called Corporal Ronald L. Ledbetter affectionately known as “Ronnie”, home to his final resting place.  Ronald was born July 6, 1946, to the late Evelyn and Leonard Ledbetter. 

Ronnie joined the U. S. Marines in July of 1963, and he served as a Corporal until July 31, 1969. 

Ronnie was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Vernice Jones and Ethel Ledbetter; uncle, Russell Jones and his brother, Jesse McNair.

Left to celebrate his life and many memories are his sister, devoted Gail Ledbetter and Natasha King; brother, devoted Carlton Ledbetter (Eleanor); devoted aunts, Burnette Newton (James) and Delois Jones (Alexander); uncles, Melvin Jones and Vernon Jones; devoted nephew, Antione Shaw (Trisha); nieces, Jennifer Ledbetter, Morgan Ledbetter, Semone Johnson, Nicole King, Arianna Shaw, Jonita Jones, Felica Carter and Vanessa Carter; nephews, Keith and Kermit Smith and Andrew Hall; devoted cousin, Ethel Edmunds; his devoted home caregiver, Tammy Meade; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services for Mr. Ledbetter will be private.

J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911,