OBITUARY

Robert "Don" Alexander

January 22, 1933November 17, 2012

Robert “Don” Alexander passed away at his home on Saturday, November 17th. There will be a memorial service for Don at Bill Merritt Funeral Home sanctuary, (6201 NW 39th St.) with Reverend Tom Alvarez officiating on Friday, November 23rd at 10:30 a.m.

Don was born to Robert Alexander and Bernita (Blehm) Alexander on January 22, 1933 in Guthrie, OK. He was raised in the Cashion & Guthrie area. He graduated from Cashion High School and was raised mainly by his grandparents. He worked at an early age for his Uncle and others in the harvests, later working on oil rigs, mostly in Texas. Don served in Korea with the 121st Army Brigade and joined the Army Reserves upon his discharge. He worked last in the 3001 building at Tinker Air Force base where he retired in 1988 after 30 plus years. He also worked as City Inspector for the Town of Jones for several years, retiring from this job in 2010. He also drove an activity school bus and was a substitute bus driver for Jones Schools.

Don leaves behind his wife of 28 years, Connie L. Alexander, daughter, Terry McCurdy & husband Phil Scotzin, two step daughters Debi Oliver & husband Steve, Paula Fielding, and step son Don Blassingame & wife Peggy; grandchildren, Jennifer Murray & husband William, Sr., Beverly Laws & husband Dusty, Chris Alexander, Chris White & wife Mary Ann, Joe Oliver, Kyra Oliver, Erica Flores & husband Josh, Justin Blassingame & fiancé Allison Whitfield; great-grandchildren, Jesse Cook, Jace Cook, William Murray, Jr., Miri McCurdy, Zayn McCurdy, Lucas White, Tyler Alexander, Kyle Alexander. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Michael Alexander, and grandson John McCurdy.

Don loved to hunt, fish, go boating & skiing on the lake, square dancing, playing cards and other games with his family and friends. If he caught lots of fish, he would have a big fish fry for family, neighbors and friends. He will be greatly missed by everyone.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, November 21, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 23, 2012
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Robert and Diane Frost

November 23, 2012

Just so sorry to hear about this. As a new neighbor to you I wish I had had the chance to meet Don on a more personal level. As it turned we kinda did at Optim clinic. Such a sad loss. Our prayers are truly with you.

Ross and Donetta Herndon

November 23, 2012

May God's healing hand touch your hearts. We're with you in thought and prayer.

Kathy Alexander

November 21, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

James & Annette Baird

November 21, 2012

Thinking of you,and your family in your time of sorrow our thoughts,and prayers are with you.

November 20, 2012

So sorry about your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts during this hard time. Katie Pickens.

Mark and Linda Grennan

November 20, 2012

Debbie and Steve, sorry to see this news. We lost Mark's mom last fall. Please know you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. God gave such peace and understanding as we walked this path. He will do the same for you. Guess all of us are at that age that we will be seeing more of this in the next few years. Love you guys.

November 20, 2012

God Bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. I also enjoyed riding the bus when Don drove for JES on various field trips.
Lena Davis
JES

GCC 3rd Shift

November 20, 2012

Our heartfelt condolences on your loss.

Emerald Reynolds

November 20, 2012

You and your loved one will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Emerald

Jane Ohlrogge

November 19, 2012

Your in my Prayers during this time of sorrow. May God bring you much peace and comfort during this time.

Jane Ohlrogge