Friday, December 15, 2017

David Alexander – Obituary

David Alexander Obit PicDavid Alexander, 49, of Decatur, IL passed away at 11:05 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2015, in St. Mary’s Hospital.

Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home, in Decatur, is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

David was born September 3, 1965, in Benton, IL the son of Archie H. and Shirley A. (Thomas) Alexander. He attended Warrensburg-Latham High School and went on to attend classes leading to a journeyman in the sheet metal trade. He married Heidi Baron in 1994. He worked as a union journeyman sheet metal worker for the Sheet Metal Workers Local #218. He enjoyed many things in life including hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles.

Surviving is his son: Nick Alexander and wife Danielle of Decatur; mother: Shirley Alexander of Vienna; granddaughters: Ava Alexander and Layla Alexander; companion: Heidi Alexander of Decatur; sister: Kim Alexander-Ryder and her husband Denny of Winston Salem, NC; niece: Samantha Gilman and her husband Ricky of Maroa, IL; nephew: Jacob Ryder of Winston Salem, NC.

He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, and uncle.

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