Cover photo for William  F. Aldridge Jr.'s Obituary
William  F. Aldridge Jr. Profile Photo
1937 William 2019

William F. Aldridge Jr.

February 27, 1937 — May 13, 2019

William Franklin Aldridge Jr. of Peculiar, Missouri was born February 27, 1937 in Kansas City, Missouri the son of William Franklin Sr. and Lola Bernice (Peterson) Aldridge. He departed this life on Monday, May 13, 2019 at Redwood of Raymore, Missouri at the age of 82 years, 2 months and 16 days.

On December 22, 1977, William was united in marriage to Carolyn Ann Zietz in Kansas City, Missouri.

William was a Firefighter for the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department until his retirement in 1983. He was a member of the Firefighters Union Local #42. William enjoyed doing home remodeling projects, building model airplanes and researching genealogy.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Aldridge.

William is survived by his wife Carolyn A. Aldridge of the home; two sons, David Aldridge, Overland Park, Kansas, Duane Aldridge, Gladstone, Missouri; three daughters, Deborah Linton and Barbie Glaviano both of Belton, Missouri, Valerie Rinehart and husband John, Peculiar, Missouri; 18 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.

Graveside service were held Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William F. Aldridge Jr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, May 20, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Dickey Funeral Homes Inc. - Harrisonville

2401 E Mechanic St, Harrisonville, MO 64701

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Monday, May 20, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 17

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree