|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1918, Greece|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2011|
ANDERSON, ALEXANDER ANDREW, age 92, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama passed away Friday evening, February 4, 2011. He was born in Kalavrita, Greece, and served in the Army in Greece during World War II, receiving a Purple Heart. He also was a proud Mason. "Mr. Alex" owned several restaurants throughout his lifetime and managed the original Golden Rule Barbecue restaurant in Irondale, Alabama, where he had many loyal customers. He was known for his kindness, compassion, and generosity to everyone who knew him. Alexander was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Eftihia Androsopoulos. Survivors include Alexander's wife, Fotini Anderson of Vestavia Hills; one daughter and son-in-law, Katherine Thomason and Michael A. Thomason Sr. of Vestavia Hills; two grandchildren, Michael A. Thomason Jr. (Lauren) and Nicole Thomason, all of Vestavia Hills; brother, Vasilis Androsopoulos; sister, Demetra Androsopoulos; nephew, Dr. Sotiris Liaricos (Maria); niece, Effie Vaios Pappas; and many other relatives in Greece. The visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, February 7, 2011 at Holy Trinity Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Birmingham, Alabama, with the Trisagion service at 7 p.m. The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at Holy Trinity Holy Cross. Burial will follow in Southern Heritage Cemetery in Pelham, Alabama.
Published in The Birmingham News on February 6, 2011
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Created by: Sharon Praytor
Record added: Jun 17, 2011
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