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Joseph "Joey" E. Ledger

February 23, 1964 ~ May 2, 2022 (age 58) 58 Years Old
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Joseph E. “Joey” Ledger, 58, of Cadiz passed away unexpectedly while at work on Monday, May 2, 2022. Joey was born February 23, 1964 in Dennison, Ohio a son of Wanda Turner Ledger of Cadiz and the late Charles “Bud” Ledger.

Joey was a graduate of Cadiz High School and Akron University, worked for the Harrison County Engineers office as a bridge inspector and was a Methodist by faith.

Surviving in addition to his mother; are his wife whom he married on April 8, 1995, Jacqueline “Jackie” Vich Ledger along with her boys Jacob and Jack Graham and a year later they were blessed with the birth of their daughter, Jesse (fiance’ Kyle Sant) Ledger of Cadiz; and their granddaughter, Lorelei Graham; a sister, Lorrie (Charles) Kidder of Dublin; sister-in-law, Pam (Tom) Sprowls; brother-in-law, Chris (Kim) Vich; and a number of nieces, nephews and great nephews.

Joey’s favorite time of his life, he often spoke of with a smile and tears- were the many years, countless hours and miles we spent following our children in their many sports and 4-H activities. Those were the best times he always said.

He was a proud Huskie Supporter, Legion Baseball fan, little league baseball and softball coach and he loved his Cadiz Cardinal classmates of 1982. Alumni Golf week was a favorite time of the year for him.

He was a lover of animals having many dogs, cats and loved feeding the birds.

Harrison County, especially sitting on his back porch was his favorite place to be, he always said, “I like my view.”

Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 6th, from 5-8 at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz where funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Lee officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.  

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for memorial contributions to the Cadiz High School Alumni Association, c/o Jon Kirkland, 413 Oakwood Drive, Cadiz, Ohio 43907 or the Harrison County Dog Pound Volunteers, 82900 Toot Road, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.

The memorial guestbook may be signed at


May 6, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home
172 South Main Street
Cadiz, OH 43907

Funeral Service
May 7, 2022

11:00 AM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home
172 South Main Street
Cadiz, OH 43907


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