Al passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning at the age of 88. He was born in Blanchard, OK and moved to California in the early 1940's. Al married Derotha Maude Ray on August 1, 1947 in Reno, Nevada. They were blessed with a beautiful daughter, Barbara, in 1948. Alpha served in the army during World War II and then worked as an Operating Engineer. He is survived by Barbara Love Bender, Liane Bender, Kara Solomon, Jeff Solomon, and Parker Solomon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Derotha Maude Love. There will be an afternoon service held at Johnson Funeral Home on April 8, 2015 at 1pm.