Alfred Richard Silva
November 22, 2004
A memorial service for Alfred Richard Silva, 75, a Carson City resident for 33 years, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at FitzHenry’s Funeral Home, followed by an Eagles ceremony and reception at the Eagles Lodge, 1380 E. Fifth St.
Mr. Silva died Nov. 21, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 22, 1928, in Santa Clara, Calif., to Joaquin and Emily Silva.
He graduated from Santa Clara High School and received his trade certificate from the California Apprenticeship Council.
Before moving to Carson City, he lived in Los Gatos, Calif.
Mr. Silva opened a custom cabinet shop, AC Mfg., in Carson City in 1971. Before retiring in 1995, he and his wife owned and operated Carson City Locksmith for two years and he worked as a salesman for Valley Chevrolet. He was a member of the Carson City Elks Lodge 2177; Past President of Carson Aerie 1006, Fraternal Order of Eagles and a former member of Carson City Rotary.
He served in the U.S. Navy for six years, including active duty on the USS Wedderburn during the Korean War.
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Among his survivors are his wife, Sherie; son and daughter-in-law Brett and Connie Silva of Lincolnton, N.C.; son, Casey Smith of Livermore, Calif.; daughters and sons-in-law Nancy Silva and Dan Sutton of Granite Bay, Calif., Karen and David Hamlin of Dayton and Kerri and Chip Anderson of Livermore; and grandchildren Lilli, Logan, Cole, Macy, Isabelle, Emily, Jonathan, Haley, Kelsey, Andrew, Dustin and Griffin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Barton HealthCare System, Hospice of the Valley, 1617 Water St., Suite K, Minden, NV 89423.
FitzHenry’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.