Born Sept. 17, 1943, in Steele, Mo., he was the son of the late Dalton and Iola McWilliams Alsup.
On Jan. 17, 1966, in Kennett, he married Sharon Walters, who survives.
Survivors also include two sons, Ricky Walters and wife, Fay, of Bragg City, Mo., and Tim Alsup and wife, Chrissi, of Oak Grove, Ark.; three daughters, Denis Simpson and husband, Richard, of Jewett, Texas, Tonya Neel and husband, Keith, of Kennett and Rhonda Lell and husband, Bryan, of Senath, Mo.; one brother, John "Chico" Alsup, of Holcomb, Mo.; one sister, Clara Roberts, of Orlando, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Leland Alsup and one sister, Geneva Smith.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Thursday, June 21, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Emery officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Bryan Harmon, Kevin Watts, Tommy Walters, Gregg Bland, Eddie Waller and Steve Ragin.