His graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville.
Ledford was born on Feb. 24, 1978, in Prineville to James and Kathryn (Lundeen) Ledford. He grew up in Prineville, and graduated from Crook County High School in 1996.
He attended college in Iowa and learned taxidermy.
Ledford lived in Prineville until 2002, and then moved to Florida, where he received his contractor's license.
He worked as a long haul truck driver, and also did taxidermy work before becoming a construction contractor.
He specialized in public buildings such as schools and college buildings, hospitals, banks and other structures.
Ledford enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and taxidermy.
He participated professionally in UFC (Ultimate Fighting).
Survivors include: his father and mother Jim and Kathryn Ledford of Prineville; fiancee April Weatherly; brothers James Ledford Jr. of Otto, NC, and James Lee Walls of Marion, NC; grandfather Bill Ledford of Prineville.
He was preceded in death by two grandmothers and a grandfather.
Autumn Funerals of Redmond handled the arrangements.