James Alford Sr.
James Curtis Alford Sr., 81, of Silsbee, Texas passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston.
Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18 at Pinecrest Baptist Church, 5660 FM 1122 in Silsbee. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.
Jim was born on May 6, 1938 in Freer, Texas to R.C. and Lucille (Curtis) Alford. Jim graduated from Industrial High School, Vanderbilt, Texas and Sam Houston University, Huntsville, Texas. He then served his time in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church in Silsbee where he was a deacon as well as serving on numerous committees through the years.
Preceded in death by his parents, R.C. and Lucille Alford; and brother, Charles F. Alford.
Jim is survived by his wife, Cheryl E. (Young) Alford; sons, James Curtis Alford Jr. (Curt) and wife, Chizue of Silsbee; daughter, Rebecca Alford of Orange; grandson, Sean Mack of Houston; granddaughters, Briana Augustinos of Channelview and Alexandra Mack of College Station; sister-in-law, Nancy Alford; great niece, Sarah Hernandez and well as numerous other nieces and nephews. Sorry to say at this time no great grandchildren, but that will come in God’s timing.
Instead of flowers, we request that donations be made to American Cancer Society or your preferred Christian ministry in Jim’s honor.