RICHARD WAYNE ALFORD
1944 TX – 2012 TX
Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX—3 August 2012
Richard Wayne Alford, 68, of Alvarado passed into the arms of the Lord on Friday, July 27, 2012.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at First Baptist Church in Alvarado. The Rev. Wade Taylor will officiate. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Clayton Kay-Vaughan Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the building fund at the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 362, Alvarado, Texas 76009.
Wayne was born in Mineral Wells, to Charles Knowles and Maxine Harris Alford. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Wayne was a loving husband and a faithful servant of the Lord.
Honorary pallbearers will be his fellow deacons and his Sunday school class, Pairs and Spares.
He was preceded in death by his father and his stepfather, Robert Alford.
Survivors: Wayne is survived by his loving wife, Ruby Alford; sons, Michael and wife, Larissa Alford, of California, David Alford of Fort Worth; grandson, Ron Sikes; mother, Maxine Alford of Willow Park; brother, Charles Alford of Clear Lake; sister, Jasmine (Cymbe) Walston of Indiana; and his church family.
AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Richard W. Alford (SS# issued in TX) was born 29 June 1944, last residence not listed.
We included the obituary of his stepfather, Robert Burns Alford, AAFA #0207, in Texas Obituaries.
From TX Births: Richard Wayne Alford was born 29 June 1944 in Palo Pinto Co., the son of Charles Knowles Alford and Helen Maxine Harris.
His lineage: Richard Wayne 1944 TX, Charles Knowles 1918 TX1, James Burns 1890 TN2, Charles A. 1868 TN3, James Madden 1832 TN4, Isaac W. 1805 NC5, Ira Bailey 1781 NC6, Isaac 1748 NC7, Julius 1717 VA8, James 1687 VA9, John 1645 VA10.