Mitchell Ledbetter

December 27, 2018

Mitchell Ledbetter, 55, of Bourbonnais, passed away Thursday (Dec. 20, 2018) in Munster, Ind.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Lax Mortuary in Kankakee. An additional time for visitation will be from 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, until the 10 a.m. funeral services at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Montele Crawford will officiate, and the Rev. A. J. Malone Jr. will deliver the eulogy. Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens of Memory, Kankakee.

Mitchell Ledbetter was born June 27, 1963, in Kankakee, the son of William Ledbetter and Annie Sykes Lewis. He married Marsha Tucker on June 30, 1995, in Kankakee.

He was employed at Armstrong World Industries. He also served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, serving in the media ministry. Mitchell enjoyed music and cooking, and his favorite sports team was the Dallas Cowboys.

Surviving are his lovely wife, Marsha Ledbetter, of Bourbonnais; his mother, Annie Lewis, of Phoenix; three sons, Mitchell Martell (Marissa) Ledbetter, of Texas, Marcus Ledbetter, of New York, and Marshad Ledbetter, of Virginia; two daughters, Amber Ledbetter, of Georgia, and Marshekia (Nicholas) Hunt, of Hawaii; two sisters, Cornella (Don) Magruder, of Bourbonnais, and Patricia Koger, of Kankakee; two brothers, Marc (Nicole) Calmes, of South Dakota, and William (Carrie) Ledbetter, of Tennessee; grandchildren, Miekel and Nehemiah of Georgia, Kailyne Michelle Ledbetter and Kain Mitchell Ledbetter, of Kankakee; sisters-in-law, Alma (Marvin) Birdsong, Florence Farrell, Patricia (Gill) Eubanks, all of Kankakee, and Janice (Dwayne) Farrell, of Texas; and brothers-in-law, Duane (Kathy) Tucker, of Kankakee, and Rickey Tucker, of Bourbonnais; along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his father; his grandparents, Rosie and Ernest Ledbetter, Rosie and James Sykes Davis; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Nise and Louise Tucker; and sisters-in-law, Alinda (Eddie) Cobb and Marilyn Tucker.

Please go to laxmortuary.com to send condolences.


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