Mr. Alexander White, 67, of 1101 Maryville Ave., Hopewell, departed this life Monday, March 3, 2014, at John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell.
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Alexander was educated in the Surry County Public School System. He worked as a mechanic by trade until he retired.
His early years was spent at Morning Star Church-Burrowsville. He was a member of VFW Lodge, Hopewell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roxie Shaw and Pernell White; stepfather, Jessie James; two brothers, William and Pernell White.
He leaves to cherish his memory: brothers, John White (Josephine), James White and Robert White (Ernestine); host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, to include Bert Hunter.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the chapel of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg; the Rev. Stanley Holmes, pastor, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Smithfield, Va., eulogist. Interment to follow at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Surry, Va.
There will be a public viewing at the Turner-Bland funeral establishment Friday, March 7, 2014.
The family will assemble 1:30 p.m. at the Petersburg funeral establishment day of service and the family may be contacted at 804-458-0639.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Turner-Bland Funeral Home, 1500 Arlington Road, Hopewell; 804-458-5357. For more information or to leave a condolence, visit blandenterprisesinc.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from Mar. 4 to Mar. 7, 2014