OBITUARY

Walter L. Alexander Jr.

July 17, 1918May 7, 2011

Walter L. Alexander Jr. 92 of Texarkana, Texas passed away on May 7, 2011 in a Bonham, Texas at a hospital.

Mr. Alexander was born July 17, 1918 in Jefferson, Texas. He was reitred from Day and Zimmerman and a U.S. Army WWII Veteran having served in the 6th Armored Infantry Batallion and 1st Armored Division in North Africa and Italy. He received two Purple Hearts and one Bronze Star . He was also a member of the Billy T. Norton VFW Post.

He is preceded in death by his wife Alice Katherine Alexander. Survivors include two sons James Edward Alexander of Marshall,Texas and Walter L. Alexander III of Texarkana,Texas . One sister Virginia Gustin of Knoxville,Tn and his grandchildren, Christopher Alexander of Texarkana, AR. and Kate Marie Alexander of Texarkana, TX. and Kimberly Jo Alexander of Texarkana,TX. Graveside services will be 10 A.M. Tuesday at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens with Rev. Michael King officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. on Monday, May 9, 2011 at East Funeral Home Moores Lane. Services are under the direction of East Funeral Home Moores Lane. Online tributes may be sent to www.eastfunerals.com.

Services

  • Graveside Tuesday, May 10, 2011
  • Family Visitation Monday, May 9, 2011
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Walter L. Alexander Jr.

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Sam Griffin

May 10, 2011

Sorry for your loss.

Nancy Talley

May 10, 2011

May God comfort you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Judge Nancy Talley and Staff

Carla

May 10, 2011

May the God of comfort be with you during this difficult time. My condolences to you.(Isaiah 61:2)

DENNIS L DELLINGER

May 10, 2011

IT WAS MY HONOR TO HAVE KNOWN MR. ALEXANDER. I HAVE BEEN MISSING HIM AT GRANDY'S FOR A FEW YEARS. WE WOULD SIT AND TALK FOR HOURS. I LOST A GREAT FRIEND AND A LINK TO HISTORY/STORIES!

FROM THE FAMILY