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POLK CITY - Richard Carlton McAlister, age 82, (Apr.10, 1930) of Polk City passed away Thursday December 20, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center of pancreatitis.
Mr. McAlister was a native of Little Rock, Arkansas and had been a resident of Polk City for the past 12 years coming from Orlando. He was a retired manager of Sun Trust Bank after 37 years and was a business manager for the Macedonian Missionary Service for the past 12 years. He was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Auburndale, a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and graduated from LSU School of Banking.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Dolores. Survivors include 2 sons, Richard W. (Jenny) McAlister of Franklin, N.C. and Robert S. (Linda) McAlister of Kissimmee, FL; a daughter, Tami (Mark) Davis of Lenoir, N.C.; a brother, Raymond (Barbara) McAlister of Polk City; 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great Granddaughter.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 27, at the First Missionary Baptist Church, 406 Main Street, Auburndale, Fl. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Thursday before the service. Graveside services will be 3:00 P.M. Thursday at the Woodlawn Memorial Park, 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road, Gotha, Fl.
In Lieu of Flowers donations can be made to the Macedonian Missionary Service, P.O. Box 68, Polk City, Fl. 33868.
Arrangements by Kersey Funeral Home, Auburndale, Fl.
Published in Ledger from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2012