The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Obituaries

February 8, 2013

Edward ‘Jack’ Alexander

Thursday, February 7, 2013 — Edward Jackson “Jack” Alexander, age 90, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., passed away Monday, February 4, 2013, at The Hospice Center in  Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

He was born July 4, 1922, in Lynn, W.Va. to the late Richard Alexander and Kitty Carden Alexander.

He was a WWII and Korean Army and Navy Veteran, a member of First Baptist Church in Albemarle, N.C. and a retired teacher for Hardin County Kentucky School System.  

He was united in marriage on May 12, 1944, in Corpus Christi, Texas to Clara Nell Martin Alexander who preceded him in death on September 24, 1994.

He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Jack and Eileen Alexander of Virginia Beach, Va.; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Martin and John Sullivan of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; and six grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by five brothers, Jessie, Jim, Bill, Albert and Millard Alexander.

Graveside services will be Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery. John Sullivan, Rick Alexander and Larry Turner will officiate. If there is inclement weather the service will be at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.

Visitation will be after 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville until service time.

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