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Gary Lynn Alexander
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1950
Oregon, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 2012
California, USA

Gary was born on February 3, 1950, in Portland, Or. and he went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 29, 2012. He resided in Fresno since 1955. He graduated from McLane High school, class of 1968. Gary met the love of his life, Karen, when he was 16 years old. They married on October 17, 1970. He went on to earn an AA degree in Industrial Ed from Fresno City College. At the age of 21 he started as a sheet metal apprentice for Local 162. He became a journeyman after attending five years of apprenticeship classes. He continued his career in sheet metal until retiring at the age of 52, working the majority of those years for New England Sheet Metal. After six years of retirement, Gary returned to work for Table Mountain Rancheria and continued working until spring of this year. An avid traveler, he took advantage of every vacation opportunity. His travels included many cruises, and trips to Canada, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, the UK, Scotland and nearly every state in the union. He participated in many hobbies including skiing, golfing and motorcycling. He loved the outdoors especially his cabin retreat at Shaver Lake. Gary was a devoted son, husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was a loyal friend too many. He will be missed, but remembered for a life well lived. Gary is preceded in death by his mother, Lorraine Alexander McDonald. He is survived by his father, Jim Alexander; Karen Alexander, his loving wife of 42 years; daughters, Jamie Nino and her husband Rich, Jessica Folia and her husband Daniel, Jeana Lingenfelten and her husband Craig, and Joelle Alexander; his brothers, Harold Alexander and his wife Dee, Terry Alexander, and Kirk McDonald and his wife Dawn; and his sisters, Nancy Poule, and Patty Clements and her husband Steve; nine grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of LIfe will be held at New Harvest Community Church on Friday, August 3, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society , 2223 W. Shaw, #202, Fresno, Ca. 93726; or New Harvest Church, 698 N. Minnewawa, Clovis, Ca. 93612. BOICE FUNERAL HOME 308 Pollasky Avenue Clovis (559)299-4372

Published in the Fresno Bee on August 1, 2012 
Created by: Lester Letson
Record added: Aug 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94664972
Gary Lynn Alexander
Added by: Lester Letson
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McLane clase of 1968
- Lester Letson
 Added: Aug. 1, 2012

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