Glen R. "Sam" Alford, Jr.
1965 - 2013
Glen R. "Sam" Alford, Jr., 47, of Pensacola, departed this earth for his Heavenly Home on July 21, 2013. Born in San Diego, CA, he was predeceased by parents, Glen and Shirley Alford.
Sam is survived by his loving wife of 11 years, Robin Douglas Alford; sisters, Jessica Shackelford and Terrie Stewart; brother, Donald Hedges; sister-in-law, Diane Reynolds; brother-in-law, Doug Reynolds; parents-in-law, Bob and Barbara Douglas; and nephews, Matthew and Joseph Shackelford.
Sam had honorably served in the US Army. He was a current member of Brownsville Baptist Church. While Sam had many friends, he had a special friendship with Adam Rolfs. Sam was a devoted and loving husband, brother, son-in-law and uncle. He was always there to lend a helping hand and do anything he could for anyone, wanting nothing in return. He enjoyed golf, cooking and making people laugh and smile.
The funeral service, officiated by Dr. John Pavlous, will be at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 3pm with visitation one hour prior. In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The New Beginnings Baptist Church 808 N. New Warrington Rd Pensacola, FL 32506 (formerly known as Circle Baptist Church) in memory of Sam Alford, Jr. Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.