Larry Kent Ledbetter

Larry Kent Ledbetter, son of the late Melvin and Lucy (Lathrom) Ledbetter, passed away Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019, in Wichita, Kansas. Larry was born September 16th, 1955, in Lawrence, Kansas. He graduated from Tonganoxie High School in 1973.

Larry married Victoria Will, August 5th, 1977, in Tonganoxie, Kansas. They gave birth to a son, Lance Lee, in 1981. Larry and Victoria divorced in 1999.
Throughout his life Larry worked at numerous locations to include Kaw Motors, Jayhawk Tow, Thorne’s Tree Service, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Amarr Garage Doors. He also lived in Oregon for several years where he owned a tire shop and gas station.

Larry married Kathy Louise Layton on March 17th, 2000, in Tonganoxie, Kansas and gained two more sons, Michael and Rob.

Larry loved hunting, fishing, working on cars, target shooting and spending time with his family. He never knew a stranger and welcomed everyone into his home.

Larry is preceded in death by his brothers, Rocky Dwayne and Gary Ledbetter and his grandson, Devin Hunter.

Larry is survived by his wife Kathy of Garden Plain, KS, his sons, Lance Ledbetter of Whitewater, KS, Michael (Amy) Hunter of Garden Plain, KS and Robert (Melissa) Hunter of DeSoto, KS, his 6 grandchildren, Lasun, Alyssa, Kylee, Maddux, Blake, Trinity and one more on the way, and his two sisters, Teresa Glass of DeSoto, KS and Shellia Will of Lawrence, KS, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence on Saturday, April 13th at 1:00 pm with a Memorial Service following at 2:30 pm.

Messages & Condolences

From John and Tracey schaffer...

Larry you were a great neighbor, miss your lawn mower riding over just to hi, my condolences to your whole family. You will be missed for sure.

From Chip Mal Nathan Jacob Tuter...

My deepest condolences to the family. Larry will be greatly missed. Prayers from the Tuter family.

From S Shears...

Will never forget our Muley adventure,and will always look at those horns and remember!!! R.I.P. Sir…

From Earl Bracy...

Larry you always made me feel good when I was with you. I will miss you much love you buddy.

From Earl Bracy...

Love you larry

From Lynn Helm Nichols...

Sorry for your loss Randy I knew the famil all my life he was a good person He will be missed.

From Rob...

Larry will be watching down on us all. Love you brother in law, you will be missed.

From ken mcelheney... will be missed.

From Deb Snider...

So sorry for your familys loss.
Larry was so kind and welcoming during the loss of my son. Will never forget his kindness.

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