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Robert Shelby Ladner, 89

New Albany MS obituary 2017

Robert Ladner

(September 4, 1927 – March 13, 2017)

Robert Shelby Ladner, 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2017, in New Albany. The son of Hiram Griffin Ladner and Nyleen Barnett Ladner, he was born on September 4, 1927, in Ripley, MS. Mr. Ladner finished high school in Ripley and served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Upon graduation from Mississippi State University, Mr. Ladner began his working career at Irwin B. Schwabe Manufacturing Company, where he continued until his retirement.
A longtime member of New Albany Presbyterian Church, Mr. Ladner was a man of strong faith. He served his church as both a deacon and an elder, and especially enjoyed his Men’s Sunday School Class.
Mr. Ladner was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Hiram Griffin Ladner Jr.; and two sisters, Virginia Edwards Campbell and Catherine Gay.
He is survived by his beloved wife of sixty-five years, Martha Coltharp Ladner; one son, Robert Shelby Ladner Jr. (Rita) of New Albany; and daughters, Cathy Kleber (Mark) of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Becky Nieman (Bob) of Memphis, TN, and Martha Sappington (Tommy) of New Albany. Surviving grandchildren are: Ansley, Spencer, Dustin (Ren), Cameron, Dillon (Jessica), Blair, Beth (Cameron), Jenny (Rod), and Albert. Mr. Ladner also leaves numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 16, at New Albany Presbyterian Church at 12:00 noon with funeral services following at 2:00 pm with Rev. Mark Miller and Rev. Bill Everett officiating. Burial will be at Vista Memorial Park. United Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to New Albany Presbyterian Church or the American Heart Association.
In honor of Mr. Ladner’s service to his country, United Funeral Service will fly the Navy flag during his visitation and service.
For online condolences please visit www.unitedfuneralservice.com

Visitation

MAR 16. 12:00 PM – 02:00 PM

New Albany Presbyterian Church

605 Hwy. 15 South

New Albany, MS, US

Service

MAR 16. 02:00 PM

New Albany Presbyterian Church

605 Hwy. 15 South

New Albany, MS, US

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