James Steven Alexander

February 15, 1961November 3, 2012
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James Alexander passed away on November 3, 2012, in Grand Junction, CO. He was 51 years old.

He was born on February 15, 1961, in Grand Junction to Charles and Mary Alexander. James graduated high school in 1979. Then he attended the Denver Institute of Technology in 1980, where he obtained a certificate in Heating, Cooling & Refrigeration.

James worked in San Antonio, TX, from 1982 – 1991 as a construction worker on high-rise hotels. He then returned to Colorado. In 1999, he started classes at Mesa State College, receiving an Associate Degree in Applied Science in 2006, specializing in Auto-Cad.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Ducks Unlimited. James enjoyed skiing, music, guitar, tennis, bowling, golfing with friends, and Tai-Kwando.

James leaves behind his father, a WWII Veteran; Charles Alexander of Grand Junction. CO. two sisters: Amy Alexander, of Grand Junction, CO; and Connie Grotepas, of Salt Lake City, UT.

A Visitation for James will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at Martin Mortuary between 6 pm and 8 pm. A Memorial Service is planned for Friday, November 9, 2012, at 11:00 am at Grand Junction Memorial Gardens Cemetery; Rev. Charles Grimsley will be officiating.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2012
  • Memorial Service Friday, November 9, 2012

James Steven Alexander

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November 13, 2012

You were the first friend I made in 1st grade; we were buddies all through grade school and junior high. It was great seeing you at the 30th HS reunion, and you'll be missed....
---Dick Darley

Tammy Race-Shull

November 12, 2012

You will be missed by a lot of people. My prayers go out to your family. Way to early to be gone...

Karen D Roth

November 12, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

November 10, 2012

I offer my condolences in this trying time. The just ones will come back, John 5:29.

Steven Prinster

November 8, 2012


You will be missed! Thanks for the fun in High School. May you rest in peace!

Nanette Cornelison/ Dial

November 8, 2012

Its to early for you to leave this world. You will missed.

Mike Daily

November 8, 2012

RIP Jim. I remember the good times we had in high school. You will be missed. Way too early to be gone.