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Norman H Alford

October 31, 1934 - January 29, 2022

Norman H Alford, 87, of Hendersonville was reunited with the love of his life on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Pardee Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Montgomery, AL, he had resided in Henderson County the majority of his life. He was a son of the late Jack and Ira Mae Alford. Norman was also preceded in death by his wife, Blanche Durrance Alford in 2017; sons, Gregory George Alford in 2005, Mark Leslie Alford in 2016 and sister, Anne Sharpe.

Norman was a Navy veteran and attended Auburn University (War Eagle) on NROTC, where he earned a BS in Industrial Engineering. He was employed in management with Dupont for 30 years prior to retiring in 1991. He was of the Christian faith and enjoyed fishing, yardwork, studying genealogy, a good scotch and talking with others. His family was his greatest joy in life.

He is survived by his children, Catherine Alford Mason and Blake C. Alford; grandchildren, Christopher (Jessica) Alford, Emily (DJ) Kampas, Heather Alford, Chelsea Mason, Erik (Hailea) Alford Mason and Dylan Alford; great-grandchildren, Peyton Alford, Noah Alford, Leah Alford, Mason Alford, Jasper Norris and Isla Kampas; sister, Sue (Robert) Flaherty; brother-in-law, Jimmy Sharpe and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation and time of remembrance will be held from 11am-1pm on Sunday, February 6, 2022 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Sunday, February 6, 2022

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

This will be an informal visitation and time of remembrance. The podium will be open during this time if anyone wishes to share a memory or two.

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