|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1937|
|Death: ||Nov. 1, 2011|
Albert A. Alexander, 74, of Pinewood Road, died Nov. 1, 2011, at his home in Montpelier.
A lifelong resident of Montpelier, he was born Jan. 15, 1937, the son of Charles and Doris (Smith) Alexander. He attended Montpelier schools and graduated from St. Michael's High School in 1955. On Feb. 19, 1966, he married Priscilla Lane, of Montpelier. Dumpy," as he was affectionately called, worked for the Montpelier Post Office for 35 years as a rural mail carrier. He served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years, then as a member of the Army Reserves and the Vermont National Guard, retiring in January 1997 with a total of over 30 years in the military.
He was well known as a football referee and baseball/softball umpire, both of which he enjoyed doing for over 25 years. He had the honor of being head referee for the 1992 Vermont-New Hampshire Shrine football game in Hanover, N.H.
For many years he was a member of the Montpelier Fire Department as a call fireman. "Dumpy" was a sportsman who looked forward each year to deer season and spent many summers on the course at the Montpelier Country Club.
He was an active member of the Montpelier Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Montpelier Elks Club.
He was predeceased by his brother Robert and his sister Alice.
Funeral services with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Randolph Center.
Published in Times Argus from November 2 to November 3, 2011
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Created by: Denise (Deni) Earle
Record added: Nov 03, 2011
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