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 Edgar Allen Alexander

Edgar Allen Alexander

Birth
Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA
Death 15 Jan 2003 (aged 88)
Burial Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Sec. 20, site 789
Memorial ID 27764767 · View Source
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Edgar A. Alexander (Ed or Jock), 88, of Eufaula, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the home of his son. He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Mary Caroline Alexander. He was born August 2, 1914 in Chillicothe, OH to Orville P. and Hattie M. Alexander, the 6th of 7 children. He married his love, Caroline Tull of Chillicothe, in 1938. He was a Veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division in Italy. After the war, he bought a farm near Dayton and went to work at Wright Patterson AFB. He transferred to Tinker AFB in 1952 and established a home in Midwest City, OK. A member of the MWC Masonic Lodge #532, he had been a mason for 59 years. With a talent for building, he designed and constructed his own homes on Lake Texoma and Lake Eufaula, where weekends were spent with his family and friends. He retired to Lake Eufaula in 1976, where he passionately enjoyed fishing, gardening, dancing and especially, the company of friends from Eufaula, Dayton and the Dayton VFW. he is survived by his son, Chris and wife Susan, and daughter Jan Lowrey; grandchildren, Amy, Todd, Travis, Kim and Lauren; great grandchildren, Nick and Kristen, all of the Oklahoma City area, and his lifelong friend, Mary Hamilton of Kettering, OH. Graveside services will be 12;00 p.m. Tues., Jan. 21, 2003 at Ft. Gibson National Cem., Ft. Gibson, OK. Formal visitation will be Fri., 6 - 8 p.m. and Sat., 2 - 4 p.m. at Bill Eisenhour S.E. Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27764767
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edgar Allen Alexander (2 Aug 1914–15 Jan 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27764767, citing Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .