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William David Alford
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1942
Goose Creek
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 2012
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

GySgt William David Alford, age 70, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2012 in San Antonio. He was born on September 17, 1942 in Goose Creek, Texas, to parents, Samuel and Katherine Alford.

David graduated from Robert E. Lee high school in Baytown, Texas. He joined the Marine Corps, where he served two tours in Vietnam and was awarded a Purple Heart among other medals.

After devoting 20 years to his military service, David retired and then served in the police departments of Hondo, Cibolo, and Northside ISD before his 2nd retirement.

He enjoyed his woodworking and crafting along with his love for watching baseball, especially the Astros. He was a member of Northern Hills United Methodist Church, where he was active in the Men's Group. David also proudly completed the Emmaus Walk and was forever joined with them.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marsha; daughter-in-law, Leslie Alford. David is survived by his son, David Alford; daughter, Wendy Yeazel and husband, Lee; son Bill Alford and wife Lindsay, son, Bobby Alford and wife, Marcie; three grandsons, Samuel, Holden, Griffin; sister, Diana Alford Byers and 6 nieces and nephews.

Interment with Full Military Honors will follow in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, http://www.americanheart.org/, the American Cancer Society, 2614 West Commerce Street San Antonio, TX 78207, and the Odyssey House, 13431 Blanco Rd San Antonio, TX 78216. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Bearden Alford (1918 - 1978)
  Nina Katherine Etheridge Baugh (1922 - 2007)
 
 Spouse:
  Marsha Mae Overcash Alford (1949 - 2008)
 
Inscription:
Semper Fi
 
Note: Mother's maiden name is Etheridge.
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 44 Site 1285
 
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Sep 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97624153
William David Alford
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William David Alford
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William David Alford
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- LKat
 Added: Jul. 27, 2014

- Dennis Alan Deel
 Added: Sep. 23, 2012
 
 
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