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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
Deceased Name: OBIT - ALDRIDGE , WINFRED (WINK)

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. 
 
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 Parents:
  Rexie Maynard Aldridge (1903 - 1973)
  Willie Katherine Hill Aldridge (1903 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Lois Elizabeth Aldridge (1926 - 2013)*
 
 Children:
  Shirley Edith Bowling Chittum (1947 - 2014)*
 
 Sibling:
  Winfred Aldridge (1926 - 2008)
  Alfred Lee Aldridge (1937 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sherwood Burial Park
Salem
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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