In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Richard D. Alvis; and a sister, Geneva Alvis.
He is survived by his wife, Ellie Alvis of Eldridge; a daughter, Katie Lewis of Birmingham; two stepsons, Morse Craig of Eldridge and Chuck Craig of Missouri; grandchildren, Kasey Lewis and Michael Lewis and his wife, Anita; several great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Betty Sweeney of Huntsville and Emogene Nuckols of Eldridge.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 12 p.m. at the Fern Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Colburn Cemetery with Bro. C.R. Hood officiating.
Miles Funeral Home, Winfield; 205-487-3699