Hampton- Alfred McAlpin left to be with his Lord on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. He was born in Washington, DC and was a Newport News resident since 1971. He served as a sergeant in the United States Army and retired from Allegheny Pepsi Company. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Flora M. McAlpin; his parents Charles D. and Viola McAlpin; a brother, Donald McAlpin; and his uncle Alfred McAlpin. He leaves to cherish his memory five children, Ronald Callahan (Stephanie), Teena Callahan, Harold Callahan, Patricia King (Howard), and Marcelle Crawley; six grandchildren, T’Annette Brooks, Darian Bolling, James Patrick (Ralphael), DeAndre’ Callahan (Cherise), Tara Callahan, Kiara Callahan and Sterling Patrick; seven great grandchildren; a host of family and friends. A funeral service will be held 11a.m., Friday, December 30, 2011 at O. H. Smith and Son Funeral Home. Interment will following in Hampton Memorial Gardens. Viewing will be from 2 to 7p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. O. H. Smith & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.