Boyd Ray Aldridge, age 72 of Little Rock, formerly of Pella, passed away May 6th, 2016 at Baptist Medical Center Little Rock, AR. He was born on December 18th, 1943 in Schuyler County, Missouri; he was the son of Francis M. Aldridge and Zula A. Aldridge. Boyd was a graduate of Pella Community High in 1963.
Boyd married Joann Owens on January 29, 1967 at his parents home. Boyd was a self-employed contractor for 38 years. He enjoyed his grandson, family, pinochle, meeting new people, mowing his yard and his love for schnauzers.
He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Elsie and brother Leland.
Survivors include his wife Joann Aldridge; daughter Tami Aldridge-Holden and husband James Holden, grandson Brent Holyfield and fiancé Maranda Duckworth; granddaughters Rebecca Unger; Makaylah Holden. Brothers Merle Aldridge, Larry (Lois) Aldridge, Charles Aldridge and Sisters Donna Wallerich, Connie (Tom) Johnson and Rebecca (Tim) Langstraat.
Funeral services were held at 2:00pm on May 10th, 2016 at Huson Funeral Home 6400 Mabelvale Pike, Little Rock, AR.
Visitation was held Tuesday from 1:00pm - 2:00pm at Huson Funeral Home 6400 Mabelvale Pike, Little Rock, AR.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Arkansas Programs and Services In Memory of Boyd Ray Aldridge 201 Markham Center Dr. Little Rock, AR 72205 or at www.alzark.org or immediate family.
Published on May 24, 2016