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Alex V. Cartwright

December 21, 1928 ~ October 30, 2019 (age 90)

Obituary

Mr. Alexander V. Cartwright, 90, of Hoopeston passed away October 30, 2019.  

Alex retired from the United States Navy after 20 years of service. Having served in WWII Company 13, 48th - Battalion Great Lakes Naval Station and numerous duty stations USS Steinaker, USS Weiss, USS Midway, USS Sierra, USS Norfolk and USS Oklahoma. He was also active member of VFW Post #4826.

He is survived by his loving wife Shigeko Cartwright: his son Tim L. Cartwright, Sr. (Jody) of Richmond, VA; daughter Tammie A. Greene  (David) of Norfolk, VA;   daughter in law Jane Cartwright of Myersville , MD;  grandsons Tim L. Cartwright, Jr. (Kristen) of Richmond, VA, Christian Cartwright and Patrick Cartwright (Wendy) of Maryland; granddaughter Lauren K. Cartwright of Norfolk, VA; and five great-grandchildren Bradford Wilkins, Alayna Cartwright, Hadley Slayton, Adalyn Cartwright and Madison Cartwright.

Alex was preceded in death by his son Alex V. Cartwright and his granddaughter Courtney Cartwright.

A Celebration of Alex Cartwright’s Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2019, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery, with full military honors conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 4, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Blurton Funeral Homes
309 E. Washington St.
Hoopeston, IL 60942

Celebration of Life
Monday
November 4, 2019

1:00 PM
Blurton Funeral Homes
309 E. Washington St.
Hoopeston, IL 60942

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