1935 GA – 2011
Photo from obituary
Richland Co., SC—4 November 2011
S. Alford III died Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Born in Milledgeville, GA,
February, 27, 1935, he was the son of the late Agnes Drennan Alford and Roy
Stephens Alford Jr. He was a graduate of Georgia Military College and Southern
Technical College of Georgia with a degree in civil engineering. After
graduation, Roy worked for the Georgia Highway Department before moving to
Columbia. He was a former sergeant in the Georgia National Guard. He had
retired from Alford Construction Company, formerly of Lexington, SC, Peck
Management, Daytona Beach, FL. He was currently partner in Southeastern
Organic, LLC. He was a member of Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church.
is survived by his fun-loving wife of 37 years, Emily Blackwelder Alford. He is
also survived by sons, Steve (Donna) Alford, Charlie (Scotti) Alford;
stepchildren, Daryl (Nora) Neely, Rhonda (Jerry) Branham and Sharon Hash; and
his sister, Julia Alford (Don) Duke of Griffin, GA. He is also survived by nine
grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his family, he is survived by his loving dog, Toby. Roy loved
and lived life to the fullest and he will be missed by all who had the pleasure
to know him.
family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2011,
at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. The service will be held at
2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Bush River Memorial Gardens and
Mausoleum Chapel, 5400 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC.
lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Loaves and Fishes Ministry, PO Box
944, Lynch, KY 40855 or the charity of your choice.
Photo from Bush River
Memorial Gardens, Irmo, Lexington Co., SC—www.findagrave.com
Permission granted by
the photographer, Sam Murray
AAFA NOTES: SSDI records do not list his
is the brother of Julia Louise Alford Duke, AAFA #0528.
AAFA’s Published Genealogies, #3.
lineage: Roy Stephens 1935 GA1, Roy Stephens 1908 GA2,
Roy Stephens 1879 GA3, Allen Stephens 1848 GA4, John
Allen 1815 GA5, William 1794 NC6, Kinchen 1768 NC7,
Lodwick 1710 VA8, James 1687 VA9, John 1645 VA10.