Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Max Alexander
January 19, 1929 - February 18, 2018
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Services for Mr. Max Alexander, 89, of Kilgore will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Reverend Dudley Plaisance officiating. Burial will follow at the Pirtle Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday form 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Mr. Alexander passed away on Sunday February 18, 2018 after a brief illness.

Max was born in Vass, North Carolina on January 19, 1929 to the late William Frank and Loula Belle Alexander. He was one of nine children. Max served in the Army from 1947-1949 and then served in the National Guard for two years. He worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone company, then moved into retail where he retired from Montgomery Ward and Family Dollar. Music was an integral part of Maxís life. Max played in his own band in the 1950ís and 60ís. He has used that talent to entertain in nursing homes and churches. Mr. Alexander was an active member of Pirtle Methodist Church and served as a Sunday School teacher and music ministry for over 20 years. He and Lucy loved their church family and he was loving and caring man who will be dearly missed by all.

Max is preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Thornton Alexander; son, Robert Alan Alexander and son-in-law, Jerry Norris.

Max is survived by his brother, Bob Alexander of Fayetteville, NC children, Daniel Max Alexander and wife Terry of Ft. Worth, Barbara A. Davidson and husband Don of Reklaw; Susan A. Gooden and husband Bill of Duncan, OK, Mike Fitch and wife Kathy of Leverttís Chapel, Sherri Norris of Kilgore, Patricia A. Jones and husband Randy of Birmingham, Alabama and Laura Alexander and husband Fabian Alfie of Tucson, Arizona; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

A special thanks to Arbor Grace, Hearts Way Hospice for all their compassionate care and support. David Moore, RN, Hearts Way Hospice, thank you for never leaving his side.

Memorials may be made to Hearts Way Hospice 4351 McCann Road, Longview, Texas 75605.

Max Alexander
January 19, 1929 - February 18, 2018
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
6:00 P.M. - 8;00 P.M.
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Service Schedule
Rader Funeral Home Chapel
401 N. Martin
Kilgore, TX  75662
Thursday, February 22, 2018
2:00 P.M.
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Burial Schedule
Pirtle Cemetery
.County Road 174 at CR 173
Kilgore, TX  .
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Memorial Contributions
Hearts Way Hospice
4351 McCann Road
Longview, TX 75605




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