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Lyle B. (Mac) McAlpin


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Lyle B. (Mac) McAlpin

May 13, 1927 ~ December 25, 2018

Lyle B. McAlpin (Mac) slipped away to heaven Xmas night at the age of 91. He was raised by an aunt as he lost his father Lyle B. McAlpin SR in a Baltimore shipyard fire and his mother Lillian Lien to TB prior to turning 5 yrs old. Lyle was in the Merchant Marines for more than 38 years. He retired many years ago to live on the Cedar River. He loved to read and garden and would tinker forever until he fixed something. He loved peace and quiet!! Lyle leaves behind his wife Betty of over 70 years. Four children, Lyle B. McAlpin JR (Pat), Mike McAlpin, Lori McAlpin Heide Abbott and Diane McAlpin. Two grandchildren, Shara Heide White and Timothy Heide JR (TJ) and four great-grandchildren Alex, Natalie, Nicole and Owen. We will always miss you Dad, Grandpa, Great-Grandpa!!! Services are going to be held at Tahoma National Cemetery, January 22, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow. Location to be given at service.
Published in The Seattle Times from Jan. 6 to Jan. 13, 2019
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