Alfred  Argo


Funeral services for Alfred Fred Argo, 90, of Collinsville will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro, officiated by Bro. Martin Carmichael. Interment will follow at Macomb Cemetery. There will be a time of visitation for family and friends on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Alfred passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at his home in Collinsville surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Sept. 10, 1928 in Tioga, Texas to Claud and Bertha (Huling) Argo. He served our country as a United States Marine in the Pacific during World War II. He received a Purple Heart during this time. He married Vernell Belz in Denton, TX on Oct. 15, 1953 and together they raised two sons. He worked for Southland paint as a truck driver and retired from there after 37 years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and an avid Cowboys fan.
Alfred is survived by his wife, Vernell Argo of Collinsville, son, Kenneth Argo and wife, Donna of Collinsville, son, Gary Argo of Sanger, grandchildren, Amber Paukert and husband, Martin of Napa, California, Ashley Argo of Irving, Lisa Ford and husband Kelly of Whitesboro, Brad Argo of Sacremento, California, great-grandchildren, Loreleii, Peinelope, Daphne and Eli, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Claud and Bertha Argo, brothers, Bryant, Arthur, Todd and Claude and sisters, Virginia, Alice, Johnnie Mae, Bessie and Wilma.
Pallbearers will be, Brad Argo, Rick Belz, Danny Dillion, Jeff Belz, David Belz and Ricky Henry. Honorary pallbearer will be Steve Bishop.
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