Published: August 31, 2021

Gary Curtis Aldridge was born May 10, 1961, in Nashville, Tennessee, to William Ray “Billy Ray” Aldridge and Martha Cassel Aldridge.  He grew up in Rutherford County, Tennessee, however, lived most of his adult life in Nashville, TN.  He moved to Fayetteville, TN, about 3 years ago.  He was a stucco plasterer by trade.  He was of the Baptist faith, however, if you asked him, he would just say, “I am a Christian.”  He was preceded in death by his son, Zachary Curtis Aldridge; father, William Ray Aldridge; his mother, Martha Cassel Aldridge; and his brother, Billy Joe Aldridge.
He is survived by his sister, Darlene Aldridge Pierce (Dwayne); his children, Norma Richcreek (Von) of Smyrna, TN, Ashley Aldridge of Bowling Green, KY, Courtney Aldridge of Murfreesboro, TN, Matthew Aldridge (Allison) of Nashville, TN, and Alex Aldridge of Nashville, TN. He has 13 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.  He has several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  
Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Friday, September 03, 2021, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 PM Friday, September 03, 2021, with Alan Crawford officiating.  Interment will follow at Brace Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN.  Condolences may be sent by way of our website at