Billy Wade McAlpin, 77, of Elizabethtown, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at his home.
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A native of Bolivar, Tenn., he retired as a jet mechanic after 21 years of service in the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Nancy McAlpin; and eight siblings.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Patricia McAlpin; three children, Lynn (Ronald) Snipes and Peter and Andrew Tarrant; six grandchildren, Bobby (Holly) Craig, Christina (Corey May) Craig, Crystal Unger, Aryana Unger, PJ Tarrant and Meagan Klein; a great-grandchild, Cole May; his beloved dog, Toby; and a host of beloved nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen by the family.
A memorial service is at a later date.
Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements.
Dixon-Atwood & Trowbridge Funeral Home
234 West Dixie Avenue Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Nov. 3, 2013