Robert C. Alderson

DAYTON Robert C. Alderson, age 83, passed away March 31, 2013 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born December 8, 1929. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Josephine (Booth) Alderson; children: Robert Jr.; Diane, Terry (Brenda); Debbie; Ronald; and Ray Alderson, all of Columbus, OH; Toyia Alderson of Louisville, KY; Mark Pope of Xenia; brother-in-law: William Strauder of Xenia; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Robert served in the US Army during the Korean era and was a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He retired from the Shook Construction Co. He was an Elder with the New Life Christian Assembly International. Robert was also a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Services will be held 11 am Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the New Life Christian Assembly International, 436 E. Main St., Xenia with Rev. Robert Murphy III officiating. Interment will be in the National Cemetery, Dayton. The visitation will be 1 hour prior to the services on Thursday at the church. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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