1946 VA – 2014 VA
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Newport News, VA—13 February 2014
YORKTOWN—William Joseph Alford, III, 67, passed away from
this life on January 31, 2014.
The first born of Jeanne H. and William J.
Alford, Jr., he spent his youth in Hampton. He graduated from Hampton High
School in 1964, then he attended Virginia Tech for a period of time before
proudly serving in the US Marines Corp. After residing in California, he
returned to Tidewater in 2001 where he became a resident of Yorktown. During
the last several years of retirement, Joe was quite active with his dog Rhett
and the Therapy Dogs program. He devoted much of his time to different schools
and nursing homes.
Joe is survived by his daughter, Mary Jeanne
Ball and her husband Douglas; grandchildren, Jessica and Benjamin; sister,
Bonnie Alford-Restaino and her husband Jerry; brothers, Thomas J. Alford and
his wife Donna and Stephen M. Alford; numerous nieces and nephews; and good
friends Helen and Johnnie Noles and Joe Baslione.
A Memorial service will be conducted 2:00 PM
Saturday at Berceuse Funeral and Cremation Traditions in Hampton by Rev. David
The family wishes in lieu of flowers,
contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association , PO Box 11454,
Alexander, VA 22312. Arrangements are by Berceuse Funeral and Cremation
Traditions, 2609 Cunningham Dr. in Hampton, 757-825-8070.
NOTES: SSDI records show that William J. Alford (SS# issued in VA)
was born 21 Aug 1946, last residence not listed.
We included the obituaries of his parents,
William Joseph “Joe” Alford Jr. (AAFA #0044) and Jeanne Sabina Higgins Alford
in Virginia Obituaries; and of his sister-in-law Cheri Landsberger Alford in
His lineage: William Joseph 1946 VA1,
William Joseph 1923 VA2, William Joseph 1886 NC3, Alonzo
Alfred 1860 NC4, Jesse 1836 NC5, Edmund 1814 NC6,
Jesse bef 1765 NC7.