Alvin was born on May 4, 1924 and passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Alvin was a resident of Fairmount, Illinois at the time of his passing.
He attended Indiana schools.
He enlisted in the US Navy on Dec. 3 1941 where he served all four years of WWII as an air craft gun crew member on board the USS Colorado battleship. Alvin earned two purple hearts for his participation in all ten major invasions in the Pacific.
He was married to Wilma.
Per his wishes graveside services will be held at Noon on Thursday January 12 2017 at Spring Hill Cemetery with Pastor Raymie Gordon officiating and military honors by American Legion Post 210.