Fletcher - Charles "John" Marvin Alexander, 51, of Fletcher, died unexpectedly, Friday, November 9, 2012 at his residence.
A native of Madison County, he was a son of the late Charles and Bessie Cody Alexander. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Alexander.
He is survived by his girlfriend, Joy Clay of Asheville; one daughter, Beth McMenomy and her husband, Joseph, of Alexander; one step-daughter, Heather Bristol of Asheville; one son, Jonathan Alexander and his girlfriend, Lael Martin of Wilmington, NC; one step-son, John Clay of Asheville; five sisters, Jean Sharpe of Arden, Ruby Austin of Asheville, Cindy Gillespie of Morganton, Sandra Bryson of Morganton and Donna Stanley-Carpenter of Leicester; two brothers, George Alexander of Tampa, FL and Vernon Alexander of Asheville; five grandchildren, Zachary, Caleigh, Jessica, Davion and Chloe as well as several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Sunrise Baptist Church. The family will also gather at Lake Julian Park at 3:00 PM later that day.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider making a contribution to Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian to help with funeral expenses.
An online memorial register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com