Oct. 17, 1945–Dec. 3, 2020
Paul Thomas Aldridge of Jamestown, North Carolina, passed away at his home on Dec. 3, 2020. Paul was born to Cecil and Charlotte Aldridge, in Ironton, on Oct. 17, 1945.
Paul spent several years working at both Kyova Pipe Company in Ironton and National Mine Service in Ashland, Kentucky.
Paul and his family left Ohio in 1985 and resided in Durham, North Carolina until 1990 when his family relocated to Greensboro, North Carolina.
Paul was a well-known and respected construction superintendent for Kirkland, Inc. since 1991. He worked tirelessly on countless buildings and projects in the Triad and surrounding areas over his almost 30-year career with them.
Paul is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Brenda Kelley Aldridge; as well as his four children, sons, Paul (Nick) Nicholas, and wife, Kris McMillan Aldridge, of Greensboro, North Carolina, William (Tony) Anthony, of Jamestown, North Carolina, Todd Gerald, of Kernersville, North Carolina, and daughter, Angela Denise and husband Byron Suarez, of San Dimas, California.
Paul is survived by two siblings, Manuel Lee Aldridge, his wife, Marg, and their daughter, Lisa Aldridge Oliver, all of Lononderry, and Shirley Seary, of Ironton.
Paul has six grandchildren, four from Angela and Byron: Myles Thomas Paredes (18), William Cole Paredes (14), Aiden Antonio Suarez (18) and Eileen Victoria Suarez (14); one from Nick and Kris: Jacob Thomas Aldridge (18) and one from Todd and Vikki Bonnett Aldridge: Taylor David Aldridge (21).
A private service was held for immediate family members in Greensboro, North Carolina, to say their goodbyes. The entire family would like to express their sincere thanks for all the prayers and condolences that have been provided during this difficult time.
For those of you wishing to honor him, as a lifelong fan of the Cincinnati Reds, the family asks that you would please consider making an online contribution in his memory to the Reds Community Fund, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of youth by leveraging the tradition of the Cincinnati Reds and the game of baseball.