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Thomas W. Alexander

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Thomas W. Alexander

Thomas W. Alexander, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016, surrounded by his family. Born in Wilmington, DE, on December 13, 1928, he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Guthrie Alexander.

Mr. Alexander retired from the DuPont Company, Newport, DE, as a foreman. He loved spending time with his family and riding motorcycles.

Survivors include his wife of almost 19 years, Barbara Alexander; children, Karl (Shirley), and Karen; grandchildren, Greg Snyder (Jennifer) and Melinda Mauthe (Ron), all of Newark, DE, James and Joseph Alexander, Wilmington, DE, Holly Smith (Wayne), Newark, DE, and Christopher Alexander (Leigh), Virginia; 15 great-grandchildren; and brother, Roland (Louise), Utah. A kind man with a warm heart, wonderful soul and loved by all who knew him, he also leaves behind cherished nieces, nephews, and good friend, Barbara Patterson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Frances; son, Thomas; daughter, Beverly Gail Taylor; siblings, Fred, Brad, David and Raymond Alexander, and Geraldine Snow; and his buddy of many years, James Patterson.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the amazing doctors and staff of Seasons Hospice for the wonderful care and compassion shown to all of us during this difficult time.

Funeral service 12 Noon, Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD 21921. Visitation 11 a.m. Interment Brookview Cemetery, Rising Sun, MD.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to , in care of the funeral home.

Published in The News Journal on Oct. 2, 2016
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