Allen Ray Aldridge Sr.
Allen Ray Aldridge, Sr., 71, of Missouri City, Texas passed away Wednesday, Sept 30th. He was born April 27, 1944 in Eagle Lake, TX. to Martha Crystal and Samuel "Sammy" Aldridge. He was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Missouri City, TX.. He was member of the 1963 Prairie View A&M National Football Championship team. Allen continued his football career with the Canadian Football League and the National Football League ((NFL) playing for the Houston Oilers and Cleveland Browns. He retired as a teacher/coach from Pershing Middle School in Houston ISD.
Allen Aldridge Sr. is preceded in death by his parents, Martha Crystal and Samuel Aldridge, and his sister, Rita Jo Weston. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Cleotha Williams Aldridge, who was his college sweetheart; his children Ronda and Allen Aldridge Jr. (Tajuana); grandchildren Devin, Allen III and Victoria Raye; brother, Vincent Weston; and a host of cousins and other relatives.
Visitation and Rosary will be held Friday, Oct. 9th at 6:00-8:00 pm at Sugar Land Mortuary 1818 Eldridge Rd. Sugar Land, TX.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, Oct. 10th at 10:30 am with a viewing from 9:30-10:20 am at Holy Family Catholic Church 1510 5th St. Missouri City, TX
Interment will be private at Eagle Lake Cemetery North, Eagle Lake, TX
Published by Houston Chronicle on Oct. 8, 2015.