Rick G. Alexander, 63
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Rick G. Alexander, 63, Rural Frankfort, died March 24, 2013, at I.U. Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born: November 29, 1949, in Rush County. Mr. Alexander was a 1967 graduate of Rushville High School.
Born and raised in Rushville, he joined his first band, The Misfits as a high school sophomore in 1966. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from April 3, 1970 to December 10, 1971. He worked at Frito Lay, retiring in October, 2012, after 35 years. Rick lived in Colorado, Arizona, California and Florida, returning to Indiana in 1978. A longtime musician, he sang and played guitar for the eclectic Southern Oblivion band with his brother Dennis, Aaron Walker and good friend and musical brother, Ben Flora. Rick loved cooking, enjoyed teaching and playing music and loved his family.
He is survived by Companion for over 20 years: Meemee Arroyo of rural Frankfort; 3 Sons: Eric Alexander and Adam Alexander of Bloomington, Jesse (Heather) Stinnett of rural Frankfort; Brother: Dennis Alexander of Burlington, 3 Sisters: Susie (Andy) Lee of Logansport, Gayla (Brian) Zimmerman of Kokomo and Darlene Hornaday, Auburn, Ala. A Grandson, Jesse James Stinnett; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Keith and Millie Hollowell.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 28, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. No services are planned. Memorial donations may be made to Goodwin Funeral Home to assist family with final expenses. Online condolences may be made at goodwinfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2013