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Kevin Earl Aldridge, age 44, of Edina, Missouri, died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, north of Edina, Missouri.
He was born on July 13, 1964, in Pender, Nebraska, the son of Lonnie Junior and Margaret Lee Shahan Aldridge.
Kevin is survived by his special friend Deborah Dooley of Edina, Missouri; his parents Lonnie and Margaret Aldridge of Edina, Missouri; a grandmother, Wilma Lorraine Aldridge of Memphis, Missouri,; one son, Jake Aldridge of Edina, Missouri; three daughters, Amenta Michelle Aldridge, Samantha Renee Aldridge and Heather Lynn Bensley all of Mexico, Missouri; three brothers, Lonnie Lee and wife Linda Aldridge of Brandon, Mississippi, Shawn and wife Virginia Lynn Aldridge of Kirksville, Missouri, and Marty Aldridge of Fulton, Missouri; a half brother Mark Aldridge of Kirksville, Missouri and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Kevin was preceded in death by a brother Randy Aldridge, step-father Harold Bauyan, grandparents, Norman and Marjorie Shahan and Junior Warren Aldridge, and two uncles David Shahan and Roy Aldridge.
Kevin was raised in Knox County where he was a graduated of the Knox County High School. He had been employed with Bowers and Associates in Kirksville for one year, Wal-Mart in Kirksville for 4 years and was currently employed for the past two years with the City of Memphis.
Kevin enjoyed cooking and grilling, fishing, camping, photography, flowers, gardening and spending time with his children, family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri. Officiating the services was Dr. David Doctorian. Burial was in the Bible Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers were Randall Aldridge, Marlin Oberholtzer, Sheldon Aldridge, Ronnie Howe, Brian Johnston and Sam Stoner. Honorary bearers were Mark Holt, Richard Elder, Chris Longano, David Poston and The City of Memphis employees.
Memorials in memory of Kevin Aldridge may be made to the Kevin Aldridge Memorial Fund. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, Missouri, 63537. Condolences may also be left at