Ben Wallingsford Alpuerto (1920 - 2013)

  • "You were a great man Uncle Ben, and very well respected...."
    - Michael Winn
  • "Pop, HE promised us eternal life and you are with HIM now...."
    - Eric
  • "Love you and will miss you always Dad! Wish I could have..."
    - sarah gonzales
  • "May the God of all comfort, comfort you and be with you..."
  • "Grandpa, thank you for pushing me to "go to college" and..."
    - Rachael B

Alpuerto, Maj. Ben Wallingsford Maj. Ben Wallingsford Alpuerto (Ret. U.S. Army) was born March 21, 1920 & passed peacefully in his Grand Prairie Texas home Dec 29, 2013. He is reunited with his Mother Viola, Father Gabriel, Brothers Pami & Al & his son Dennis. He will forever be remembered by his children Ben, Ben G, Marla, Bruce, Eric, Sarah, their mother Charlene 17 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews & friends. Ben lived a life of Honor and Service, to God, his country, family and community. Ben proudly served the U.S. Army in WWII & Korean War. As a POW Ben took that perseverance to every aspect of his life as a family man, business owner & volunteer. The Family will be celebrating the life & legacy of Veteran Ben W. Alpuerto Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 25 Regents Park, Bedford TX. For more info Eric 817-723-9469

Published in Dallas Morning News on Jan. 10, 2014
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