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Robert Wilfrid Alford




AAFA #1180

1928 NC –2009 NC


Photo from newspaper obituary


[A nearly identical article was published in the Wilmington Star-News on the same day.]



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 Coker.

            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 28443.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Robert W. Alford (SS# issued in NC) was born 8 Dec 1928, last residence Hampstead, 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.