|Birth: ||Jan. 5, 1939|
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 2006|
Thomas L. Alford, 67, of Meadowlakes, TX died Sunday, August 6th, 2006, after a long struggle with heart and liver ailments. He was born January 5, 1939 in Jefferson, Texas. Tom graduated from Sulpher Springs High School in 1957 and graduated from the University of Texas in 1962 with a degree in civil engineering.
Tom had been employed by The Texas Highway Department from High School until his retirement. As a young man, Tom was very involved in the Boy Scouts of America and became an Eagle Scout in Sulpher Springs, Texas. He loved sports and athletics, participating in football and other sports. He became an avid Golfer through the years and one of his biggest thrills was hitting a "hole in one" at the Inks Lake Golf Course. Tom earned his pilot's license and loved flying until his health failed.
Tom used his engineering skills after retirement when he enjoyed building sheds, home additions and patios. He also was a skilled sailor and always enjoyed the central Texas lake areas. Tom and his wife, Shirley enjoyed many years of traveling, golfing and boating after his retirement. They also enjoyed many visits to the Caribbean area. Tom will be remembered by all as a kind and gentle man with a quick mind and sense of humor.
Tom loved his family very much and is survived by his wife, Shirley Blevins Alford of Meadowlakes; his son, Brent Alford and his wife, Laura, of Ft. Worth; 1 step-son, Mike Steenbergen of Meadowlakes; his mother, Helen Lewis Alford of Sulpher Springs; his brother Bill Alford and his wife, Nina, of Sulpher Springs; 3 grandchildren, Hana, Tommy and Michael.
Family visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, August 8, 2006, in the Edgar Funeral Home, Marble Falls, TX.
Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 9, 2006, in the Marble Falls City Cemetery, Marble Falls, TX under the direction of Edgar Funeral Home.
Services entrusted to Edgar Funeral Home, Marble Falls, TX.
Sulphur Springs News Telegram
Thomas Marcus Alford (1908 - 1983)
Helen Francis Lewis Alford (1911 - 2012)
Marble Falls City Cemetery
Maintained by: LeRoy Hanson
Originally Created by: Linda Stoddard
Record added: Aug 09, 2006
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