June 29, 1939 - March 9, 2019
Kay Ragsdale Leddon, age 79, passed away on March 9, 2019 in Cary NC, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on June 29, 1939 in Jacksonville, Texas to the late John Norman Ragsdale and Kathleen Gould Ragsdale. Kay graduated Jacksonville High School, Lon Morris College, Texas Christian University and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro earning Bachelors, Masters and PH.D. degrees. In 1963, Kay married Richard Lee Leddon Jr. in Ft. Worth Texas. Together they had a son Richard III and daughter Melissa Lynne. Kay and Richard enjoyed traveling together and with their family. They relocated from California to Salisbury NC and Kay became a Biology instructor at the Cabarrus School of Nursing, where she inspired and educated hundreds of nursing professionals. Kay was passionate about infant nutrition. She was a licensed lactation consultant and served on the United States Lactation Association Board. Later Kay worked for PPD Inc. as a clinical research associate and moved to Cary NC. When she retired in 2007, Kay enjoyed traveling to exciting locations in Europe with her sister-in-law, Susie Ragsdale and visiting her grandchildren in Boulder, Colorado. Kay is survived by her children Melissa Lynne Faulkner and Richard L. Leddon III and four grandchildren, Alec Leddon, Ian Faulkner, Jack Leddon and Jake Faulkner. Kay will be remembered and loved for her keen intellect, positive outlook and most of all her bright personality. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made in her honor to Transitions LifeCare at https://transitionslifecare.org/donate/.
Kay Ragsdale Leddon, age 79, passed away on March 9, 2019 in Cary NC, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on June 29, 1939 in Jacksonville, Texas to the late John Norman Ragsdale and Kathleen Gould Ragsdale. Kay graduated Jacksonville... View Obituary & Service Information
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