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Jacob Eugene "Jay" Alford
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1926
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 2011
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

Jacob, 85, of Williamston, a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, died Thursday.

Jay was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, owned and operated Alford Asphalt for many years and was a sales representative for Moormans Feed serving many area farmers. He was a member of the American Legion Post #296, Williamston, which he proudly helped construct, and enjoyed farming, gardening, fishing, hunting, singing and telling jokes. Jay loved having a wonderful time with family and friends at Wixom Waters and traveling to Texas and Mexico, where they had many great times.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Theron and Julia Alford, and sister, Caroline Hafer.

Surviving are his wife, Alyce; daughter, Jayle (Brian) Caprara; son, Bryce (Melissa) Alford; grandchildren, Austin and Allie Alford, Jacob Smith, Chris, Ben and Mackenzie Caprara.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 25, at the Gorsline-Runciman Funeral Homes, Williamston.

Those desiring may make contributions to the American Legion Post #296, Williamston, MI. in memory of Jacob Alford. 
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Jul 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73771299
Jacob Eugene Jay Alford
Added by: Theron & Helen Smith
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Thank you, Sir, for your service to our country.
- Theron & Helen Smith
 Added: Jul. 23, 2011

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