Mr. Ladd was the son of Herschel Ladd and Eva Olene Tuttle Ladd of Westmoreland. He is also survive by his wife, Patricia Lynn Baldwin Ladd, Westmoreland; sons, Ronald Eric Ladd and Jason David Ladd both of Whiteville; daughter, Christy Faye Roache of Oneida, N.Y.; step-daughters, Becky Lowery, Melody Dix, and Ruth Preston of Keysville, Va.; step-sons, David Preston, Keysville, Va., Jonathan Preston, Lafayette; sisters, Fredia Woods, Lafayette and Lisa Swaim of Kernesville, N.C.; brothers, Mark Ladd, Timothy Ladd both of Westmoreland, Junior Fay Ladd of Nevarra Beach, Fla.; 4 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren.
Mr. Ronald K. Ladd of Westmoreland, Tenn. passed away Thursday, August 14, 2008 at the age of 53. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, August 17 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Woodard Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Siloam Cemetery.