Kelvin Bernard Ledbetter, 55, was born on November 12, 1964, in High Point, North Carolina, to the late James D. “JD” Ledbetter and Betty Jean Calloway Ledbetter.Kelvin silently departed his earthly life on Sunday, May 24, 2020, in High Point, North Carolina.Kelvin graduated from High Point Central High School, class of 1984, were he was an avid basketball and football star athlete. His athletic skills earned him a full scholarship to Carson-Newman University in Jefferson, Tennessee, where he attended and furthered his education.Kelvin was known to his close friends as “Black Cat.” He was an amazing individual who never met a stranger. Kelvin always took pride in his appearance and loved to shop. Everyone who came in contact with him affectionately described him as passionate and very inspirational when it came to helping others. He often departed your presence with motivational remarks.Later in life, Kelvin’s former employment was Slane Hosiery Mills in High Point, North Carolina. Afterwards, his passion became helping others in their journey while he was the head manager of the Fresh Start House of Second Chances in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was a member of New Jerusalem Cathedral also in Greensboro, North Carolina.He was preceded in death by his father; maternal grandparents, Johnny and Nealie Mae Calloway; and his paternal grandparents, Charlie and Lucy Ledbetter.Kelvin leaves to cherish his loving memory: his mother, Betty Jean Ledbetter, of High Point, NC; one brother, David “Pete” Ledbetter, of High Point, NC; one sister, Rita Ledbetter, of High Point, NC; a host of nieces and nephews; and his special angel, Michelle Leonard.
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