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PFC Winfred "Wink" Aldridge
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1926
Death: Mar. 12, 2008

The Roanoke Times - March 16, 2008

Winfred (Wink) Aldridge, of Roanoke, left this world to be with his Lord on March 12, 2008. He was born January 7, 1926, in Copper Hill, Va., in a one room school house. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rex Maynard and Willie Katherine Aldridge; brother, Alfred "Tops" Aldridge; sisters, Birdie Basham and Lorene Trent; and grandsons, David Moore and Cade Aldridge. He leaves to mourn his wife of 38 years, Lois Aldridge; brother, Vernon Aldridge; sisters, Neta Miller and Deane Custer; sons, William Aldridge (Suzanne), James Aldridge (Debbie); daughters, Yvonne Rhudy (Frank), Sandra Brunson (Dave), Shirley Chittum, Jean Redding (James), and Joyce Hartman (David). He also leaves to mourn 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Wink was a proud lifetime Marine who was awarded a Purple Heart when his unit took over the island of Iwojima, during World War II. He was a devoted member of the 9th Street Brethren Church. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 17, 2008,at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem from 12 noon to 2 p.m. with a memorial service to follow beginning at 2 p.m. Interment will be private. Lotz Funeral Home in Salem is handling the arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Rexie Maynard Aldridge (1903 - 1973)
  Willie Katherine Hill Aldridge (1903 - 1988)
  Lois Elizabeth Aldridge (1926 - 2013)*
  Shirley Edith Bowling Chittum (1947 - 2014)*
  Winfred Aldridge (1926 - 2008)
  Alfred Lee Aldridge (1937 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Sherwood Burial Park
Salem City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec. 6, Lot 425, Grave 2
GPS (lat/lon): 37.29205, 80.03517
Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Dec 24, 2009
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