Date of death: 12/16/2012
Saint Meinrad Class: O 1954
Mr. Richard L. Alexander, 84, of, Carrollton, GA passed away Sunday December 16, 2012. Mr. Alexander was born in Evansville, Indiana on May 10, 1928, the son of the late Horace and Alma (Wittgen) Alexander. During his work career, Dick had been vice-president of La Fendrich Cigar Company of Evansville, President of Century Industries of Bolivar, Missouri and he retired from Trintex Corporation of Bowdon, GA in 1993. He was also a veteran of the United States Army. He was a devout Catholic, a member of the Golden K. Kiwanis Club, an avid Bridge player and Golfer and enjoyed reading to school children. He is survived by his wife Mary Jo (Sanders) Alexander, his four sons Richard Jr his wife Theresa and their 3 children Erin and Travis Leake, Brian and Brianna Alexander, and Robin and Daniel Henry all of Bloomington, Indiana; David Alexander and his daughters Jenna and her husband Adam Doerr and Christie all of St. Louis, MO; Robert and Kathy Alexander and their three children: Adam and Krista, Anthony and Amy and her husband Luca Gobini all of Southwest Missouri; Steve and Patti Alexander and their four children: Ryan, Katie Lynn, and Lukas all of Plainview, Minnesota, and Jake of Evansville, as well as their five grandchildren Pheonix Booth, Sierra and Mason Leake, and Nash, Lyle, and Vera Henry. He was also survived by his brother and sister-in-law Thomas and Kay Alexander of Thomasville, GA, and step daughter Pat Revoir of Hilton Head, SC and her son John Ryan. A Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 10 A. M. At Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father Rafeal Carbello officiating. Members of the Kiwanis Golden Club Bridge friends will serve as honorary pallbearers.. The family will receive friends at Almon Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6 pm until – 8 pm with a Rosary to be said at 7 pm. Those desiring to do so, may make a memorial contributions to the Kiwanis Golden K. Youth Programs, 338 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30117. Interment will be in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Cemetery. Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.almonfuneralhome.com Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton in charge of arrangements.