John R. Alexander, Jr.
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RALEIGH - John Richard Alexander, Jr., 78, died Jan. 18, 2011 following a long illness.
Born Sept. 24, 1932 in Landis, he was the son of the late John R. and Margie Alexander, Sr. John served in the U.S. Army and was a retiree of IBM, with over 25 years of employment.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sibylla R. Alexander of Raleigh; son, John Michael Alexander and wife Sandra Marie of Raleigh; sister, Norma Jane Morrison, of Charlotte; and by other family and friends.
Services: Will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Greenlawn Cemetery in China Grove. Family will receive friends following at the Mt. Zion United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the John Alexander Endowment, NCSU Physical and Mathmatical Sciences Foundation, Inc., Campus Box 8201, Raleigh, NC 27695-8201 to support the study and research of environmental concerns.
Published in Salisbury Post on Jan. 23, 2011