Oscar B. Alexander

March 2, 1941September 20, 2010

Oscar B. Alexander, age 69, of Duncanville, died Sept. 20, 2010, at home. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with Gary Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be tonight from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

He was preceded in death by his father, C.E. Alexander.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Alexander; his sons, Blaine (Joy), Christopher (Angie), Stacy (Wyona), and Brian; his sisters, Glenda Helton, Elaine Lee, and Darlene Weber; his brother, Emory Alexander; his mother, Lillian Alexander; and his grandchildren, Bradley, Kayla, Ben, Tyler, Drew, Brittany, Maleah, Brodie, Connor, and Will.

Oscar was born March 2, 1941, in Coweta County, Georgia. He moved to Duncanville in 1967, where he started two successful businesses with the aid of C.L. Patton. He owned and operated Tuscaloosa Saw Works and TSW Lumber Sales for over 42 years. He will be greatly missed by his mother, his wife Ruth, his sons, grandchildren, and countless friends.

Pallbearers will be grandson Bradley Alexander and nephews Kyle Helton, Dennis Weber, Brian Weber, Stan Williams, Clint Weber, Matthew Weber, and Greg Weber.

Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Skelton, Junior Parker, and Herbert Brittain.

Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Thursday, September 23, 2010
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 24, 2010

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Floyd and Lou Marchant

September 27, 2010

Blaine,Joy, Bradley, Kayla, Brodie and ALL the family, we are so sorry about the loss of your loved one. We don't always understand life's ways but God will see you through these sad and difficult days. May He give each of you comfort, strength and courage for each day. With prayers, love and sympathy, Floyd and Lou Marchant

September 26, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you .Oscarwas a great man , and a great friend. Tim Moffitt Hoover, AL

Glenda Helton

September 25, 2010

Oscar was the best brother a person could ever have. I know, he was mine. My love for you has gone to heaven with you, but I will always love my time with you and your precious family , Ruth, boys and your families, my love to you all. Call me if you need anything!! Aunt Glenda

September 25, 2010

Alexander family, I am so sorry for your loss. May the memories that you have made over the years sustain you at this time.

Carol Cady (Fayetteville GA.)
Emory Chapel UMC - member

September 25, 2010

Although we find we must part for now makes me completely blind with sadness. Knowing my faith will sustain me until we celebrate that grand reunion with the best brother anyone could ever hope to have gives me just that much more to look forward to. To a gentle man that never in my life have I heard say an unkind word to or about another person, One that would give his shoes and go barefooted to comfort another... I say I love you " Doc" and give "grand" a big hug from me. "Jim." To Ruth You have always been like a sister, we have so many happy memories, and you were a good wife to Oscar, taking such good care of him and he so cherished you. I can just see him looking at you with such warmth. To Blaine, Chris, Stacy and Brian. ..He loved you so very much and he instilled values that you will carry with you always.
Each of you are kind, gentle and humble young men so very much like him. To Joy, Angie, and Wyona what special daughters in law. He spoke so warmly of each of you and you were so good to him and to Ruth. I know that you will continue to take care of her just as Ruth in the bible. To the grandchildren each and everyone of you were the "apple of his eye." I love you and will always be here for you Aunt Elaine

Kristi Bardon

September 24, 2010

Ms. Ruth and family,
Jimmy and I will always have very fond memories of Mr. Oscar.
Jimmy says he will never forget the days of dune buggy riding and Mr. Oscar always let David ride with him and paid special attention to him. For that, we will always be grateful. I'm sure he and David are riding all over Heaven in a golden dune buggy today!

I will remember him cooking at church and always having a smile and good word to say to everybody.

We were so grateful he gave Jameson his first job at the sawmill and being so patient with him, and teaching him so much about life in general.

He will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. What a wonderful legacy he has left behind.

Jimmy and Kristi Bardon

Danny Alexander

September 24, 2010

Cousin Oscar will always be in our hearts. I know God has His arms wrapped around him.

James Adams

September 23, 2010

Oscar was a truly a great man and father and friend. I always enjoyed our chats as he always had a smile and something good to say. Blane, Stacy, Chris and Brian, you had a great father. Let your mom know I will have all of you in my prayers and my heart. I will miss Oscar as I know yall will.

Nathan Pritchett

September 23, 2010

Please accept my condolencenses. Mr. Alexander will be greatly missed by all. At Boozer we knew our friend as Oscar. I am grateful for having known this wonderful man. May God bless and comfort those left behind.

Darren Rice

September 23, 2010

Oscar was a brilliant and kind person who taught his sons and us boys so much. We thought there was nothing he couldn't
build or fix! Our heartfelt prayers go out to his family during this time of loss.