AURINGER, Alvin Foster Jr., 87, formerly of Our Lady of Mercy Country Home in Liberty, Mo., and Richmond, Va., went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2013 at New Mark Care Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Alvin was born June 16, 1925 in Richmond, Va., the son of Alvin Foster and Mattie Gay (Allen) Auringer. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Alvin worked as a rate analyst for CSX Railways in Richmond prior to retirement. He was a member of Westhampton Baptist Church in Richmond, Va. Along with his parents, Alvin was preceded in death by his dear wife, Martha Ann (Carson) Auringer; and sister, Dorothy Berkeypile. Survivors include his daughter, Debbie Jones (husband, Mike) of Liberty, Mo.; son, Alvin Foster Auringer III (wife, Gail) of Alexandria, Va.; grandchildren, Katie Allenbaugh, Michael Jones, Samuel Auringer and Nathan Auringer; nine great- grandchildren; sister, Mary Weassel; numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 12 noon until 12:45 p.m., followed by a service celebrating Alvin's life at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, Va. Interment, with military honors, will follow in the Gloucester Point Cemetery. In our father's memory, contributions may be made to NorthCare Hospice, 2900 Clay Edwards Dr., North Kansas City, Mo. 64116, or to a charity of choice. Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point, Va.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.