John Anthony Alexander

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John Anthony
age 54, of New Philadelphia died Friday, July 25, 2014, in Akron City Hospital following a sudden illness. A son of Jinnie (Potts) Alexander of Dover and the late Paul Edward Alexander, John was born on July 28, 1959 at Dover, Ohio. Following his graduation from Dover High School in 1977, John became a welder by trade, working for various firms throughout the area. John was a member of Karam's Karate Club where he held a 3rd Dan black belt in Taekwondo.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons, Dustin Alexander of Dover and Nathan Alexander of Bolivar; brother, Phillip (Abby) Alexander of Dundee and a sister, Paula Alexander of Canton South as well as numerous nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Barb Alexander.
The family will greet guests on Monday, July 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover. Cremation will follow through the care of Geib's Tuscarawas Valley Crematory. Memorial contributions in John's name may be directed to the . Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of John by visiting the funeral home's website at

Published in The Times Reporter on July 27, 2014