Alderman, Ersell William

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Ersell William Alderman, 85, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021 at his home in Dublin. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Max Creek Baptist Church. He was a retired supervisor with Giffin Pipe.

Ersell was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee and Pearl Ethel Alderman; and daughter, April. Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Gloeda S. Alderman; sons, Willliam David Alderman and fiancée, Pam of Dublin, Tony and Jill Alderman of Radford, and Kevin Neal Alderman and Cheryl of Lynchburg; 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild on the way: brothers and sisters-in-law, Ray and Vicky Alderman of Salem, Bobby and Shirley Alderman of Merrimac, and Henry and Frances of Vinton; sisters, Betty Hanks of Christiansburg, and Patricia Buckland of Narrows; and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the Max Creek Baptist Church. Funeral services will begin at 6 p.m. with Rev. Mike Coleman officiating.

Graveside services with full military rites will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 923, Radford, VA 24143 or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

The Alderman family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.