Alfred Cullen Futrell, 75, of Granite City, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in St. Louis.
He was born Aug. 12, 1940, in Granite City, the son to Buffalo Bill and Vesta Lee (nee: Berkley) Futrell.
He married Angharad “Ann” (nee: Rogers) Futrell in Paducah, Ky., on April 24, 1965.
Alfred was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Granite City. He served in the United States Air Force and retired from Reliable Life Insurance Company as an insurance agent. He was a dance instructor at Arthur Murray, a DJ and an Elvis impersonator as a hobby.
He is survived by his wife, Angharad “Ann” (nee: Rogers) Futrell of Granite City; two daughters, Serena (Vince) Freese and Nicole Futrell, both of Granite City; son, Marty (fiancée, Shirley Rouggly) Johnson of Caseyville; three grandchildren, Matthew Todd Burkey, Drake Margan and Justice Futrell; brother, Morris Futrell; two sisters, Anna Lee Cochran and Sue Crouch; and best friends, John Gavlick, Bill Stearns (nephew), and Jerry Stearns (nephew).
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Brown Futrell, and two sisters, Rosella Stearns and Kay Limberg.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, with the Rev. David Corson officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the family. Online information and guestbook available at www.wojstrom.com.