Alexander Orlow, age 80 of Clarksville, passed Friday, June 20, 2014 at his residence. Sykes Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. A Visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Sykes Funeral Home and on Thursday, 11:00 a.m. until the hour of the service. A Memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Sykes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Byron Dumas officiating.
He was born on August 10, 1933 in Poland to the late Bazil and Michalina Turmowich Sachartschuk. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Angela Thurnhuber Orlow.
He served his country in the Viet Nam War and received the following rewards, the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), certificate of Achievement, Viet Nam Service Medal w/6 campaign stars, Republic of Viet Nam Campaign medal w/60 Device, 4 Oversea Service Bars, RVN Cross of Gallantry w/Palm.
He is survived by daughter, Andrea Orlow; sister, Josefa Sachartchuk; nephews, Matthew, Mark and Daniel Neises; nieces, Karin Butts and Teresa Sachartschuk.
A special thank you to Linda and Lee Godfrey for their kind and loving care and for being such great lifetime friends.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, 3006 Dinkins Lane, Paris, TN 38242.
Online condolences may be made at www.sykesfuneralhome.com