Stephen Aloysius McArdle, Jr. died on April 10, 2014 at the age of 86.
Mr. McArdle was a charter member of Knights of Columbus Council 10567 and he and his wife Jo were married for almost 63 years at the time of his death.
A longtime member of St. Patrick, Mr. McArdle was a Korean War Veteran and retired from Southern Company Services. He was a longtime member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. Mr. McArdle was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen A. McArdle, Sr. and Margaret O'Hare McArdle; sisters, Mary Catherine Carroll and Joanne Brown; and brothers, Bill McArdle, Jim McArdle and John McArdle. He was survived at the time of his death by his wife Jo McArdle; daughter, Peggy McArdle; sons, Stephen A. McArdle, III (Glenda), Randy McArdle (Dianne) and Pat McArdle (Tammy); grandchildren, Stephen A. McArdle, IV. (Amy), Shawn McArdle, Megan McArdle, Katie McArdle, Patrick McArdle, Jr., Michael McArdle, Amanda Terry, and Mallory Terry; great grandchildren, Riley McArdle, Truman McArdle, Nola McArdle and Avett Doss; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at St. Patrick with burial in the Alabama National Cemetery.
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