In Loving Memory of Walter L. (Butch) Alexander 1947 - 2013 Butch who resided in Commerce, Texas passed away January 11, 2013 from cancer. Born to Walter and Hazel Alexander on June 2, 1947 in Compton, CA. The family moved to Tehachapi and eventually moved to Bakersfield where he attended school. Graduating from South High he joined the Marine Corp. He then returned to California where he worked in the nursery business in Fallbrook, was a truck driver in Bakersfield, had a landscaping business in Porterville and worked for Waste Mgmt. in Kernville before retiring to Texas. He is survived by his wife, Karen, daughters, Cara and Christina, son, Darin Sloan, sisters, Donna Millington and husband David, Tina Downing and and son, Derek Downing, daughter, Sara Van Winkle, and brother, Lyle Alexander, and many grandchildren, great nieces and nephews. www.bakersfield.com/obits
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 17, 2013