June 2, 1927 – November 8, 2019
Mr. Alexander Loo, 92, entered into rest on Friday, Nov 8, 2019.
A lifelong resident of Augusta, Alexander was born in San Francisco, CA and was relocated when he was one year old. He served in the U.S. Army during World War 2, became a small business owner and later worked for the Board of Education Transportation Department for more than 23 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Augusta for 82 years. He was a very active and dedicated F & A Mason and member of Social Lodge No.1 since 1965. He was later coronated 33rd degree in 1991. An abbreviated list of his personal highlights and accomplishments include the following: Social Lodge Raised 1965, Grand Royal Patron, Grand Court of Georgia, Order of the Amaranth 1984, Commander - Georgia Commandery No. 1 1984, J. P. Mc Michael Award 1988, 1998, 2014, Worshipful Master - Social Lodge No.1. 1989, 1990, Coronated 33rd Degree 1991, Supreme Royal Patron, Supreme Council, Order of the Amaranth International 1992-1993, Supreme Trustee, Supreme Council, Order of the Amaranth International 1993 to 2001, Tenth District Worshipful Master 1996, Legion of Honor Merit Award 1974 Alee Temple, Ralph N. Studdard Award - Scottish Rite, President, National Sojourners Clarence Cohen Chapter 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, Grand Cross of Colors Award, International Order of Rainbow for Girls, Knights Commander of the Temple Award2000, Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Georgia Award 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, Legion of Honor - International Supreme Council of DeMolay 2002, Board of Trustees - Scottish Rite 2001 -2013, Board of Trustees - Scottish Rite 2001- 2013, Board of Trustees - Masonic Temple 1997-2007, Board of Directors - Georgia Diabetes Research Foundation, Inc. 2004, Executive Board - Augusta Chapter Order of DeMolay 2003- 2013, Alton Rogers Award 2005, Athelstan Nobility Jewel - Red Cross of Constantine 2007, Grand York Rite Bodies of Georgia 2007, Cryptic Mason of the Year Award 2008, Knights Double Eagle Award 2012, 2013, Red Branch of Erie Award 2012, 50 year Scottish Rite Award 2016, 50 year Shriners Award 2016 and 50 year Social Lodge Award 2016, and National President of Sons of Spanish American War Veterans 1989.
Survivors include his wife of more than 67 years Belinda, daughter, Alexis Sandria and son, Michael Thomas (Jean Lemmon). He is preceded in death by his parents, Bennie and Minnie Loo, two sisters, Dorothy and Constance, and a younger brother, Herbert.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 15 from 1:00 until 3:00 PM and from 7:00 until 9:00 PM at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez, GA 30907 (706)-868-9637. Funeral service will be Saturday, November 16 at 11:00 AM at the Scottish Rite Temple, 2553 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30904. (706)-733-5387. Interment will follow at Westover Memorial Park. Sign the guest book at https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/martinez-ga/alexander-loo-8919697 The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Amaranth Diabetes Foundation, 6905 Silver Maple Trail, Fairburn, GA 30213-2639, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Funeral Service Saturday, November 16, 2019
November 17, 2019
a good masonm, a good man, a good friend. you will be sorely
missed old friend. rest in peace. cecil
November 14, 2019
As National President of the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans, I wish to express my condolences to the family, and respect for the service of Mr. Loo as Past National President of our Order. A letter of appreciation and notification to our membership can be found on our website at www.ssawvhq.org.
James W McBryant, II
National President, SSAWV
November 14, 2019
Our thoughts and Prayers are with the Family during this time of Bereavement.
November 12, 2019
i am so sorry for your loss. you and alexander have always been so good to me and chuck. if there is anything i can do, please let me know.
November 12, 2019
Alexander Loo was a wonderful man much loved in all of Masonry. The Alexander Conclave will deeply miss our Alex and our namesake.
Dale Cliett PS
November 10, 2019
Dear Belinda, Alexis, & Michael,
I am sorry to hear about the loss of Alec. He was a kind man . Please accept my sincere condolences.
Sharon K. Wong & family