Lt. Col. Aleck Leroy Biehl, 78, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021. He was born on January 30, 1943, in Billett, Ill., to the late Roy Curtis and Sarah Stivers Biehl.

He was a retired veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force. Aleck was a hard-working family man who was an avid golfer, beloved soccer coach, and strong leader who was always willing to lend a helping hand.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Loyde Biehl.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Ruth Ann Johnson Biehl; children, Curtis Ryan Biehl (Grace), Daniel Vaughn Biehl (Keri), and Christina Biehl Nuss (Kim Jon); sister, Delores Biehl Shelden; grandchildren, Christina VanDeventer (Brett), Eric Ryan, Piper Elizabeth, Reagan Dorothy, and Morgan Priscilla Biehl, Benjamin Aleck and Sarah Nicole Nuss; great grandson, Arlo; niece, Jodie Aldridge; and nephews, Christopher Biehl and Rusty Shelden.

Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, at Central United Methodist Church with Rev. Ross O’Neal officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, at Salisbury National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Welcome Home Veterans Living Military Museum

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Biehl family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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