Privett, Alva L.

August 31, 1944 - July 22, 2016

Alva “Big Al” Privett of Irving, Texas passed away on July 22, 2016 at the age of 71. He is preceded in death by his son, Jackie Lee Privett Russell; parents, Minnie Harris and Timothy Oliver Privett; brother, Timothy Arthur Privett; and granddaughter, Amber. He is survived by sister, Christine Marrs, Kenneth; nephew Michael Marrs, Bonnie; niece, Laura Dieter, Ronnie; great nieces, Lily, Emma, and Molly Dieter, and Michaela Marrs.

Alva was born in Dallas, Texas but grew up in Irving, Texas and attended Irving High School as a member of the Class of 1962. He was a member of the Army National Guard where he received an Honorable Discharge. A huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys and music fan, especially of The Beatles and Elvis Presley, a large part of his professional career was in the record industry, where he worked for several major labels including RCA Records, Mercury Records and MCA Records. He was last employed by Family Dollar as manager of one of their retail locations.


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Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061

One condolence on “Privett, Alva L.”

Virginia Hooten says:

I knew Alva at Irving High School.
He was arrest guy with a great sense of humor.
Prayers for peace to the family

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