The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

September 18, 2013

Wesley Alexander, 77, veteran of the U.S. Air Force, dies Sept. 16


Tuesday, September 17, 2013 — Wesley King Alexander, 77 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013, at his home.

Wesley was born July 3, 1936, in Cabarrus County to the late Ralph Alexander and Mary Alexander. He was preceded in death by one brother.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Matthew Carter, will be on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Albemarle Church of Christ, where he was a member. Burial will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory, 2001 E. Main St., Albemarle.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Faith Drake Alexander; mother, Mary Alexander Watts; daughter, Tammy (Ken) Warren; sisters, Joyce Martin of Virginia and Carol (Rex) Tucker of Charlotte.

Mr. Alexander was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was retired from Michelin.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Alexander family.

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