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Gary Thomas Aldridge

January 9, 1947 ~ August 6, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Gary Thomas Aldridge (Butch) was born on January 9th, 1947 in Nashville, TN. He lived in El Sobrante and San Pablo most of his life until he and Jill moved to Rio Rancho, NM in 2018.

             Gary has had a variety of jobs during his life.  he worked for Pinole Point Steel, Rheem Manufactoring, Steelscape, Multiple Airlines such as TWA and United Airlines, Lockheed, Tested helicopters in Vietnam, And was a Merchant Marine. He also worked for West Contra Costa Unified School   District where he retired in 2017.

Gary was a loving father to his 4 children and a devoted husband to Jill (pumpkin), as he often referred to her.

Gary loved to dance, ski, take cruises and dine at fine restaurants, and his dogs, especially   His ‘Bitty’.

Gary leaves behind his wife, Jill, 4 Children, Donna, Doug, Christine and his stepson Travis. He also leaves 5 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren, a host of relatives and MANY friends.


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Memorial Service
August 28, 2023

12:00 PM
Wilson & Kratzer Mission Bells Chapel
13644 San Pablo Avenue
San Pablo, CA 94806

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