David Ray Alderson - obit

David Ray Alderson

March 17, 1951 - February 22, 2016

David Ray Alderson of Celeste, Texas was born on March 17, 1951 to Bob Alderson and Wilma Todd Alderson in McKinney, Texas.  He graduated from McKinney High School in 1969.  He retired from SWBT as an outside plant engineer with 30 years of service in 2001.  He married the love of his life, Kathy Preston Alderson, in 1984.  He was active in the United Methodist Church, a member of Kavanaugh UMC, and a dedicated disciple of God.  He was devoted to his family and loved by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his baby sister, Gail Alderson.

He is survived by his parents Bob and Wilma Alderson of Caddo, Oklahoma, his wife Kathy Preston Alderson of Celeste, Texas, his children Sandy Moncier of Tom Bean, Texas; Jennifer Cothran and husband Sam Cothran of Caddo, Oklahoma; Rebecca Cates and husband Donnie Cates of Celeste, Texas; Jimmy Alderson and wife Lisa Alderson of Edmond, Oklahoma; Justin Alderson and wife Jessica Alderson of Celeste, Texas; his brothers Tony Alderson and wife Karen Alderson of Wolfe City, Texas and Pat Alderson and wife Debbie Alderson of Wolfe City, Texas; his sister Pam Owen and husband Gary Owen of Caddo, Oklahoma.  He had 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

His funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday February 27, 2016 at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Chapel at Leonard.  Pastor Stephen Cotten of Kavanaugh UMC will officiate.  Burial will be in the Hogeye/Celeste Cemetery.  Family visitation will be Friday February 26, 2016 from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Chapel at Leonard.

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Please accept my sincere condolences on your recent loss. May the God of peace, Jehovah, comfort you during these difficult times. Isaiah 25:8, Revelation 21:3,4 jim j, February 29, 2016 Kathy we are sorry for you and your family's loss. There will be a void in your heart that only God can fill. You are in our prayers. Tom & Samantha Cooley, February 27, 2016 So sorry to hear about David. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Butch & Lauren Smith Richard Smith, February 26, 2016 Pat & family

Sorry for your loss, may God bring comfort during this time.
God bless

1st John 5:11-13 Bill Stewart, February 26, 2016 My heart felt sympathy goes out to the entire Alderson family. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort and peace. Love to you all. Sheila G. Morrow , February 26, 2016 Just heard of David's passing from Tom Spivey via Tom Parker. Kathy, I am lifting you up during this time and you are in our thoughts and prayers. Another loss in our Ma Bell Telephone family. Deb Robey, February 25, 2016 So sorry to hear of yet another classmate's passing. May God grant peace and comfort during this trying time. Martha Lewis Henderson, February 25, 2016 I am so sorry to hear about David. My prayers are with his family. J. R. Swim, February 25, 2016 David will be missed. He was such an example of a good christian husband,father,and neighbor. He truly cared for other people. He loved the Lord with all his heart and soul. Prayers for his family. Janet McEnturff, February 24, 2016 I am so sorry to hear about David. Praying for all his sweet family. Denice Burnside Webb, February 24, 2016