Aldridge, Earl

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Earl Aldridge, 66, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at approximately 12:15 a.m. at his home in Pilot, Va. He was the husband of Cathy Gallimore Aldridge. They shared 45 years of marriage together.

Born in Montgomery County, he was the son of Willie and Eva Aldridge. He worked in the entertainment business for approximately 40 years, where he enjoyed providing entertainment for others and meeting many new people. He enjoyed social gatherings with family and friends, and never missed a sporting event with his boys. Earl will be remembered for his sense of humor, loving heart, willingness to serve others, and endless kindness to everyone with whom he came in contact.

He is survived by his mother, Eva Aldridge; sister, Joyce (Kenneth) Bare; and brother, Bill Aldridge; niece, Kimberly (Terry) Wallace; nephew, Timothy Bare. He is also survived by his wife Cathy; sons, Chad and Landon; daughters-in-law, Tiffany and Elizabeth; granddaughters, Megan, Grace, Madeline and Reagan; mother-in-law, Irene Gallimore; and also by his brothers and sisters-in-law.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Floyd County Rescue Squad and Haven’s Chapel in Terry’s Fork.

The visitation will take place on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Gardner Funeral Home in Floyd, Va. from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 The burial will take place at Restvale Cemetery, 7311 Floyd Hwy. N., Copper Hill, VA at 11 a.m., followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, 409 Ridgeview Rd, Floyd, VA with Pastor Darren Landon and Pastor Stanley Hawkins officiating. A meal will follow the service at the church for family and friends.

Online condolences may be made or on Facebook @gardnerfuneralhomefloyd. The family is being served by Gardner Funeral Home.