ROBERT WILFRID ALFORD
1928 NC –2009 NC
Photo from newspaper
identical article was published in the Wilmington Star-News on the same day.]
NEWS & OBSERVER
Raleigh, Wake Co., NC—Saturday, 27 June 2009
Robert W. Alford, 80, died Wednesday, June 24,
2009. Born in Edgecombe County, he was a resident of Coastal Plantation,
Hampstead, NC. He was retired from the USAF and the Social Security
Administration. In 1984, he had the Order of the Long Leaf Pine conferred on
him by then Gov. Hunt for his work with the state of North Carolina.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Ramona
Surviving are his wife, Melvina R. Alford; two
sons, Robert, Jr. and Richard; two grandchildren, Deborah Dixon and husband,
William, and Phillip Glenn.
An interment service will be held at 1:30 p.m.
on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Montlawn Memorial Park, 3201 S. Wilmington
Street, Raleigh, NC. A memorial will be included in the 10:00 a.m. worship
service at Topsail Presbyterian Church, Hampstead, NC on Sunday, June 28, 2009
with Reverend Owen Carriker officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be
sent to Topsail Presbyterian Church,16249 U.S. Highway 17 N. Hampstead, NC
AAFA NOTES: SSDI
records show that Robert W. Alford (SS# issued in NC) was born 8 Dec 1928, last
Pender Co., NC.
We included the obituary of his first wife, Ella
Ramona Coker Alford, in North Carolina Obituaries.
For more information about this family, see
AAFA’s published genealogy, Known
Descendants of Jesse Alford b. ca 1765 NC.
His lineage: Robert Wilfrid 1928 NC1,
John Henry 1889 NC2, Alonzo Alfred 1860 NC3, Jesse 1836
NC4, Edmund 1814 NC5, Jesse 1765 NC6.