James T. (Jim) Alexander died March 6, 2018.
He was born in Buie on October 6, 1927 to William L. and Bessie Turlington Alexander. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Geraldine "Jeri" Bradshaw Alexander. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Anne Langis, Edna Poole, Sally Langis and brother William "Bill" Alexander.
He was an active member of Wallace Presbyterian Church. He was also a member of Wallace Masonic Lodge #279. He retired as a supervisor for J. P. Stevens and from Pender County Department of Corrections.
He is survived by a daughter, Patricia (Pat) Alexander of Wallace; a son, Jim (Jimbo) Alexander Jr. and wife Sherri of Wilmington; grandchildren, Brad Alexander and wife Morgan of Wilmington; Jamie Poole and husband Dylan of Dayton, Ohio, and Rebekah Alexander of Wilmington; his great-grandchildren, Dylan (D. J.) Poole Jr. and Thomas Stevens; a sister, Lois Austin of Raeford; brothers, Tom Alexander of Edmunds, Washington and Bob Alexander of Dublin, Georgia; and his much loved friend and companion, Marie Davis of Wallace,.
A memorial service will be held at Wallace Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 2 p.m. Visitation will be in the church fellowship hall one hour prior to the service at 1 p.m. At other times, the family will receive friends at his residence, 505 West Westbrook Street, Wallace. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Masonic Home For Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565.
A Padgett Funeral & Cremation Service of Wallace is serving the family.