Alexander, Idas Ray Idas Ray Alexander, 80, of Rowlett, TX passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Medical City of Plano. He was born December 11, 1933, and will always be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend to all that knew and loved him. He was kind man with a big heart who was always willing to help. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law Steve and Anne Alexander, grandchildren Cole and Mia Alexander, and his sister Earlene Reynolds. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janis Alexander, who he loved so much for his entire life. The Funeral Service will be at 10:00 am Friday, April 4, 2014 at Sparkman/Hillcrest Northwest Chapel, 7405 W. Northwest Hwy., Dallas, TX 75225. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Sparkman/Hillcrest. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Cemetery, 419 Gilmer St., Sulphur Springs, TX at 1:00 pm on Friday afternoon. In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton, TX 75006(email:firstname.lastname@example.org). Online condolences can be made at www.Sparkman-Hillcrest .com.