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CMSgt. Alvin S. Huddleston

Obituary for CMSgt. Alvin S. Huddleston

August 1, 1938 - January 5, 2016
San Antonio, Texas | Age 77


CMSgt. Alvin S. Huddleston, age 77, of San Antonio passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

He was born on August 1, 1938 to Harry Huddleston and Jessie Boche Huddleston in Boise, Idaho. Alvin is survived by his wife of 30 years Ursula, his Daughter and Son in Law Cindy and Brian Swank, Son Tony, two granddaughters, one great grandson, a sister Celia Huddleston, as well as many Nieces and Nephews, his Family in Germany and Belgium and his beloved dogs Lily and Bailey. He was preceded in death by his son Dean. Al loved his country.

He retired from the USAF after 33 years as a Combat Controller, Special Operations. Al was a Vietnam veteran and did two Combat Jumps. He was on the first team to arrive in Jonestown Guyana to discover the immense massacre. He loved mentoring and training young Airmen and left a long lasting impact on many who became future leaders. He enjoyed traveling with his wife to Germany, Europe and South America, sampling beers all over the world.

Because he was a Parachutist, he called his home "Hud's Drop Zone" Everyone was always welcome at Hud's Drop Zone. He truly enjoyed BBQ'ing steaks while dazzling his friends with his war stories. A

Graveside Service will be held on Friday, 22 January 2016 at 1:30 PM at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

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