Ivan Glen Aldridge, 66, passed away peacefully at his home in Gladstone, MO on Friday, June 1, 2012. He was born May 30, 1946 to Sophie (Crossland) and Carl E. Aldridge in Sunnyside, WA, but grew up in Mountain Grove, MO.
In 1964, Ivan joined the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam War. He was decorated with the National Defense Service Medal and a Bronze star. He received his Honorable Discharge in 1970.
Ivan started Ivan’s Tow Service in 1982, later known as Gladstone Tow Service. He retired in 2008, after 26 years of business.
He leaves behind his wife, Beverly; a daughter, Kimberly; three grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.; a brother, Jerry; and two sisters, Virginia and Bonnie; numerous friends and business associates and his companion dog, Oreo. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and brother.
A Committal Service will be held at Leavenworth National Cemetery 150 Muncie Road Leavenworth, KS with military honors 11:00 am, Thursday, June 7, 2012. Memories of Ivan and condolences to the family may be sent to www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.