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Robert Stanley Alford
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1914
Red Bluff
Tehama County
California, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 2008
Red Bluff
Tehama County
California, USA

Robert Stanley Alford passed away on Nov. 5, 2008, in Red Bluff. He was 93.

Mr. Alford was better known as Stanley Alford. He was born in Red Bluff on Dec. 3, 1914, to Robert Temple Alford and Mary (Dinkle) Alford. He was a fourth generation Tehama County resident. Stanley had three brothers and a sister, who are all deceased.

Stanley worked with his father and brothers on a cattle ranch prior to serving in the United States Army from Oct. 10, 1941, until he was honorably discharged on Sept. 19, 1947. While stationed in Texas, Stanley married his first wife, Lucille Hale.

After returning home from the Army, Stanley worked with his father on the family ranch known as the Battle Creek Ranch. He purchased the Lowry Ranch around 1947 and worked this ranch for several years. He also worked for and retired from the Tehama County Road Department.

In 1973, after the death of his first wife, Stanley married Dorothy Mae Hale. After retiring, he continued to stay very active on his small ranch in the El Camino area and continued to cut and sell firewood until the age of 80. Stanley was also very active in the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Stanley is survived by his wife Dorothy Alford; nieces Roberta DeGraw of El Camino and Patsy Hellman of Palo Cedro; three stepgrandchildren and numerous great-nieces and -nephews.

He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Nov. 12, at the Tehama Cemetery.

Published in the Daily News from 11/10/2008 - 11/11/2008
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Temple Alford (1874 - 1948)
  Mary Dinkel Alford (1883 - 1960)
 
 Spouses:
  Dorothy Mae Hale Drake Alford (1921 - 2010)
  Erma Lucille Alford (1912 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel G. Alford (1901 - 1903)**
  Nellie M. Alford (1907 - 1907)**
  Ila May Alford Rhoades (1908 - 2003)**
  Robert Stanley Alford (1914 - 2008)
  Baby Alford (1917 - 1917)**
  Howard Alford (1918 - 1942)*
  Allen Temple Alford (1920 - 1943)*
  Allan T Alford (1920 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Tehama Cemetery
Tehama
Tehama County
California, USA
Plot: Lot 278 Space 6
 
Maintained by: Carolyn S Dixon
Originally Created by: Flintstone
Record added: Nov 10, 2008
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Robert Stanley Alford
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 Added: Nov. 10, 2008
 
 
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