Birth: Jun. 30, 1946
Illinois, USA Death: Apr. 16, 2007
LEWISTOWN, IL - Harold R. Aldridge, age 60, of 222 E. Ave. C, passed away at 6:03 AM Monday (4/16/07) at Methodist Medical Center.
He was born June 30, 1946 at Springfield, IL; the son of William and Barbara (Berry) Aldridge. He married Vickie Smith on June 27, 1981 at Little America.
She survives with 1 son, Dennis (Brandy) Aldridge of Henderson, NV; 2 daughters, Shelley (Graham) Miguel of Cayucos, CA; Kim (Toby) Vaughn of San Jose, IL; 5 grandchildren, Alexia & Kode Aldridge of Henderson, NV; Gavin Miguel of Cayucos, CA; Sydalee Vaughn of San Jose, Carter Aldridge of Henderson, NV; 5 brothers, Joe (Marcy) Aldridge of Springfield, Bob (Dorothy) Aldridge of St. Peters, MO; John (Sharon) Aldridge of Gillespie, Roger (Leta) Aldridge of Springfield, Troy Aldridge of Mattoon, 3 sisters, Jeannie Miller of Jacksonville, FL; Cheryl (Don) Bridgewater of Springfield, Linda Purvis of Mattoon, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents, and 2 brothers, Dennis and David.
He was a Vietnam veteran serving 13 years in the US Marine Corps. He retired from the US Postal Service, and later worked at Spoon River Towers, and US Suppliers in Lewistown. He was a member of Lewistown VFW Post 5001, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan, Miami Dolphin fan, and Nascar Racing fan.
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Lewistown, with military rites accorded by his VFW Post and American Legion Bishop Post 1