|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1938|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 2001|
NEWS & OBSERVER
Raleigh, Wake Co., NC
Sunday, 21 October 2001
Dr. James David Alford died Friday, October 19, 2001, at his residence. He was born in Zebulon, NC on March 5, 1938 to J. Raleigh Alford and Roslyn Hollingsworth Alford. He attended public schools in Zebulon and went on to complete his education at UNC Chapel Hill where he graduated from Medical School in 1966. From there he went to George Washington University Medical Center where he completed his internship and residency in General Surgery and Thoracic and Vascular Surgery. During this time he subsequently met and married his wife Brenda. Upon completion of his training he served in the US Army from 1973-1975.Dr. Alford and his family moved to Charlotte, NC in January 1976 where he practiced surgery for 3 1/2 years. However, after several years of city living he longed to return to a smaller community. The family moved to Mooresville in 1979 where he practiced surgery from that time until May 2001 when he became ill. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Mooresville.
Dr. Alford is survived by his wife, Brenda, of 35 years, his mother, Roslyn Alford, Zebulon, three children and their spouses, Melissa Tatman (David), Mooresville, Brian Alford (Tricia), Mooresville, Kelly Snider (Philip), Zebulon; four grandchildren, Samuel Tatman, Kaitlyn and Benjamin Alford and Erin Skye Snider, and his mot Hazel Van Horn of Mooresville. He was preceded in death by his father, J. Raleigh Alford.
He was a quiet man, a kind man of strong faith, and a true Southern Gentleman.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 22, 2001, at First Baptist Church, Mooresville.... Friends may pay their respects at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville on Sunday, October 21, 2001, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2001, at Zebulon City Cemetery. The body will lie in state and the family will receive friends at Zebulon Baptist Church from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Tuesday....
James Raleigh Alford (1907 - 1982)
Roslyn Hollingsworth Alford (1915 - 2004)
James David Alford (1938 - 2001)
Infant Alford (1944 - 1944)**
Zebulon Town Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Pamela Thompson
Originally Created by: GA Firefighter
Record added: Apr 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51783437