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Joseph Kirkland "Joe" Alexander, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1932
Florence County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2011
Florence County
South Carolina, USA

"Joe Alexander TIMMONSVILLE - Joseph Kirkland Alexander, Jr. 78, died Saturday July 9, 2011 at the McLeod Hospice House. Funeral services will be Monday, July 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardis Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be (today) Sunday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Layton-Anderson Funeral Home.

Mr. Alexander was born in Florence County, the son of the late Joseph K. Sr. and Frances Hancock Alexander. He was a member of Sardis Baptist Church and the Baracca Sunday School Class. He enjoyed farming for many years. He retired from CSX Railroad as a railroad clerk with 37 years of service. He was a Member of the Woodmen of the World Lodge #245.

"Uncle Joe" as he was affectionately known in the community and to his family was married to the former Rebecca Timmons for 61 years. Together they raised a loving family of three (3) sons, Joey (Robin) Alexander, Tony Alexander all of Timmonsville, Wayne Alexander, Andrews, SC; two (2) daughters, Wanda (Rick) Kelly, Timmonsville, Becky (Dann) Lay, Greenwood, SC; sister, Mildred Powers, Lexington, formerly of Timmonsville; and known as "Poppy" to his fourteen (14) grandchildren and (21) great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by (9) brothers, Clifton, Lee, Kenneth, Belvin, Loren, Willard, Elbert, B.K. and Marvin, sister, Gladys McGinness Ruther and daughter-in-law, Robin Munn Alexander.

Memorials may be made to Sardis Baptist Church Building Fund, 3129 Sardis Hwy, Timmonsville, SC 29161 or McLeod Hospice, P O Box 100551, Florence, SC 29501. Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence is assisting the family with arrangements.

Published in Morning News on July 10, 2011
Family links: 
  Joseph Kirkland Alexander (1885 - 1962)
  Frances Leitha Hancock Alexander (1887 - 1961)
  Jessie Clifton Alexander (1906 - 1973)*
  Joseph Lee Alexander (1908 - 1987)*
  Wilton Kenneth Alexander (1910 - 1986)*
  Belvin Ryan Alexander (1913 - 1989)*
  Vivian Loren Alexander (1915 - 1954)*
  Willard Terry Alexander (1918 - 1996)*
  Glady Myrtis Alexander Ruther (1921 - 1969)*
  William Elbert Alexander (1923 - 1924)*
  Barney K. Alexander (1925 - 1945)*
  Frances Mildred Alexander Powers (1927 - 2014)*
  Marvin Esker Alexander (1929 - 1971)*
  Joseph Kirkland Alexander (1932 - 2011)
*Calculated relationship
Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
Florence County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Val McGinness
Originally Created by: Barbara Lehman
Record added: Jul 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73128354
Joseph Kirkland Joe Alexander, Jr
Added by: Val McGinness
Joseph Kirkland Joe Alexander, Jr
Added by: Val McGinness
Joseph Kirkland Joe Alexander, Jr
Added by: Val McGinness
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