Athens - John "J.D." Alexander went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 19, 2011 at the age of 74. He was born April 23, 1937 to Roy and Louvie Hembree Alexander. He was married to the late Bedonnia Willoughby Alexander and retired from the University of Georgia.
He was a loving father to daughters, Donna L Smith, of Commerce, Susan Russum, of Danielsville, and Shonda Hill, of Commerce; sons, Ronnie Alexander, of Stafford, Va., and Dale Alexander, of Colbert. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Rosalee Kesler, of Nicholson, Pearl Cronic, of Commerce, and Katie Nix, of Commerce; brother, Larry Alexander, of Lexington, and a special son-in-law, Randy Smith, who stayed by his side to the end.
Funeral services will be held 11a.m. Wednesday, June 22 in the chapel at Bernstein Funeral Home with Pastor Donna Arrwood. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 at Bernstein.
Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com
Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.