Joe Blaine Alexander

Posted at 3:35 PM on Sep 25, 2019

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Joe Blaine Alexander, 91, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on September 22, 2019, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, N.C.

He was born to the late Jones and Ester Alexander on April 7, 1928. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Helen Shook Alexander.

Mr. Alexander was a loving, Christian man who enjoyed spending time with his family. Early in life Mr. Alexander served his county in the U.S. Coast Guard on the “Frying Pan” Lightship.

Survivors include his son, Eric Alexander and wife LaDonna of Statesville; a daughter, Cynthia Strauss and husband Sterling of Jamestown, N.C.; grandchildren, Devin and Kyle Alexander of Statesville; and great-grandchildren Kaylin and Lahna Alexander, also of Statesville.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. A Funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 26, at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Sharon Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Purple Heart Homes P.O. Box 5535, Statesville, NC 28677.

Condolences to the family of Mr. Alexander can be made at www. bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com

Bunch Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. Alexander.

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