John Alford of Buffalo, Mo., passed away Wednesday evening, March 24, 2010 at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Alford was an ardent supporter of his family's interest in showing Missouri Fox Trotters and Tennessee Walking Horses. The Alford family's horses have been campaigned by Formac Stables and Whitter Stables and have included World Champions Dangerously Dazzling, Dangerous At Midnight and Gen's Major Event.
Alford is survived by his wife, Jo Ann; daughters Jan and Julie; and granddaughter, Jamie. Visitation is from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday March 27th at Montgomery Viets Funeral Home in Buffalo, Missouri.  Funeral services will be at 2:30 pm Sunday, March 28th at the Buffalo United Methodist Church, Buffalo, Missouri.