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James William Alexander


1948 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
James William Alexander Obituary

On November 13, 2017, James Alexander went to be with our Lord. James William Alexander was born on August 3, 1948, in Marysville, CA to William J. Alexander and Mary Karnegas Alexander.

James was a long time resident of the Yuba/Sutter area. He attended Marysville High School and graduated in 1966. He was on the wrestling and swim teams at MHS and lettered in both sports.

After graduating from high school James joined the US Navy. He was on the USS Enterprise and headed for Vietnam and the war. James was very proud to be in the military and to have had served his country.

After his discharge he returned to his education at Yuba College and received his AA. He then transferred to Butte College and received his BA. James loved knowledge and continued his education at the Napa Mental Hospital as an intern in the mental health field. Finding that this was not his cup of tea he went into warehouse management and city management until he had to retire because of disability.

James loved people and if you met him on the street you were his friend.

James was preceded in death by his father, Bill Alexander; and mother, Mary Alexander. James is survived by his sister Edna Alexander and several cousins.

There will be a graveside service Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at 1:30pm at Sierra View Cemetery under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel for family and close friends.
Published in Appeal Democrat from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27, 2017
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