Ronald Alford

January 23, 1953 - February 27, 2019
Kalamazoo, MI





Friday, June 21, 2019
11:00 AM EDT
St. Joseph Catholic Church
936 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
1 (269) 343-6256


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St. Joseph's Parish
936 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
(269) 343-6256

Life Story / Obituary


Ronald A. Alford, age 66, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away on February 27, 2019. He was born in 1953 to Orville and Constance Alford. Ron’s family includes his sisters: Carol (Don) Dewey and Phyllis (Dave) Snyder; 29 cousins; 11 nieces and nephews; and many close friends. Ronald is preceded in death by his parents.

Ron was a graduate of Hackett High School and Western Michigan University, majoring in Business. He spent most of his career in sales. He loved to fish, hunt, work with wood, take apart engines and work on motorcycles and cars. Ron was also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, devoted to his faith. His diabetes, unfortunately, got the best of him in his later years and he suffered many health problems. Ron will forever be remembered and missed by all who knew him.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial Catholic Mass will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Please visit Ron’s page at where you can archive a photo, share a memory, and sign the guestbook.

The family is being assisted by McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes, 409 S. Main St. Vicksburg, MI 49097 (269-649-1697).