RAMSEY HOWARD ALEXANDER HAMMOND, IN Ramsey Howard Alexander, age 46, of Hammond passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013 at The University of Chicago Hospitals in Chicago, IL. Survivors three sons: Christopher Alexander of Hammond, Israel and Ilijah Alexander both of East Chicago; three daughters: Kierra and Jada Alexander both of Merrillville, Dominique Alexander of Michigan City, IN; parents: Adrian Hall of Griffith and Leslie Alexander of Hammond; one brother, Raphael (Ebony) Stringer of Hammond; two sisters: Patrice (Sartre') Adams and Lesley Alexander both of Hammond; paternal grandmother, Grace Alexander of Hammond; one nephew; one niece; and many other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Eddie Alexander and maternal grandparents: Otis and Susie Morris. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at New Community Baptist Church, 5461 Calumet Ave., Hammond, Rev. Patrick Gillis, Officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013 at New Community Baptist Church from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. prior to the funeral service. Private cremation will be held at the family's convenience. Hinton & Williams Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Times on Jan. 11, 2013