Ltc(ret) Robert C. Ledbetter

October 20, 1926 - November 30, 2009 

Ltc(ret) Robert C. Ledbetter

October 20, 1926 - November 30, 2009 

Obituary for Ltc(ret) Robert C. Ledbetter

LTC(Ret) Robert C. Ledbetter, 83, of Indianapolis, passed away Monday, November 30, 2009 at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Ingrid; his four children, Robert, Jon and Sandra Ledbetter, and Kathleen Fellows; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Joan Gleaton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Anna and his sister, Marianna Wells.

Robert retired from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in 1972 having served his country for 28 years. He was a veteran of WWII and Vietnam, receiving several medals and awards, including two Bronze Star Medals. During his career one of his assignments was as the Director of Facilities and Engineering at Ft. Harrison. In retirement, he served as Director of Facilities for the City of Columbus and Postmaster for the Indiana Senate. He was an official with USAC and the IRL for 22 years.

Memorial Mass will be at Holy Spirit at Geist on Friday, December 4 at 10 a.m. Internment will be at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made in Robert's name to IU Foundation Miles for Myeloma, IU Simon Cancer Center, PO Box 660245, Indianapolis, IN 46266-0245.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at IU Cancer Center and Clarian Springmill Facility for their wonderful loving care these past 4 1/2 years.

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