Obituary: Lynn Orrell Alford, Jr., 90, of Warrenton, Virginia

Mr. Lynn Orrell Alford, Jr., 90, of Warrenton, Virginia, died on Friday, March 20, 2015.

He was born in Peoria, Illinois on February 15, 1925, a son of Lynn Sr. and Mabel Kowalski Alford.

Mr. Alford was raised in Columbus, Ohio, and was a graduate of Bexley High School and The Ohio State University. Mr. Alford served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had a long career as a Mechanical Engineer in both Ohio and Connecticut.

He was a 35 year resident of Trumbull, CT and resided in Warrenton, VA for the last 15 years and was a member of the Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Virginia Young Alford; a son, Timothy John Alford; and a daughter, Nancy Ellen Salerno. Mr. Alford had five grandchildren: Wendy Alford Haft, Andrew Alford, Serafina Salerno, Emma Salerno and Grant Salerno.

Mr. Alford was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Michael Alford, and his siblings Virginia Alford and John Edward Alford.

Graveside services were held at Bright View Cemetery on March 22, 2015, in Warrenton, VA. Moser Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Broadview Avenue, Warrenton, Virginia 20186 handled arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Lions Club.