He was born June 7, 1962, in Fairbanks, Alaska, to Frank J. Alexander and Sigurdur Jona Magusdottur. He was an automobile mechanic in the U.S. Army and in civilian life. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1980-89 (Grenada). He attended Blue Heights Baptist Church.
Mr. Alexander is survived by: his wife, Tina Farmer Alexander of Mountain City; his mother, Sigurdur Jona Magusdottur of Mountain City; two sons, Chamberlain Alexander (Amber) of Lakemont and Shaun Alexander of Alabama; a daughter, Ambra Alexander Parker of Dillard; two brothers, Allen Alexander (Gabi) and Jason Alexander, both of Mountain City; three sisters, Patti Saunders (Todd) of Wiley, Debi McDonald (Wayne) of Mountain City and Terry Gibson (Ben) of Clayton; two grandchildren, Jaylen Parker and Aaliyah Parker; 39 nephews and nieces; and 26 great-nephews and nieces.
Funeral services were held Jan. 4 at Blue Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Harvey Conner officiating. Burial, with military honors, followed at Rabun Memory Park.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Hunter Funeral Home, P.O. Box 653, Clayton, GA 30525 to aid in funeral expenses.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.