Jesse Alexander Obituary, Death cause – On May 28, 2023, at the age of 95, Jesse Stanley Alexander, Sr., who resided in Middlesboro, Kentucky, died away while he was at home surrounded by his family. He is the surviving son of Dorsey Raymond Alexander and Eva Stanley Alexander, both of whom passed away before him. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Betty Alexander Harl Lyons; two sisters-in-law, Erma (Dean) Meadows and Grace (William) King; and three brothers-in-law, Doyle Bryant, James Harl, and Harry Lyons. His parents passed away while he was a little child. Surviving family members include his devoted wife of 75 years, Mildred Taylor Alexander; his son, Jesse Stanley (Thornley) Alexander, Jr.; his daughter, Kathleen “Katy” Alexander Cox; his grandchildren,.
Bronwyn Brock and Bryan Alexander Cox; his great-grandchildren, Taylor (Tyler) Daniels, Keaton Brock, and Braycen Cox; his sisters-in-law, Ila Stephens, Betty Bryant, and Dorothy (Bob A unique expression of gratitude and thanks is due to the Bluegrass Hospice Care Team as well as Gail and Eddie Dobbs. He had lived in Middlesboro for the all of his life. 1946 was the year that he graduated from Middlesboro High School. In 1949, he went to work for the D. R. Alexander Garage, which was owned by his father. He remained there for the next 73 years. It was in 1950 that he signed up to serve in the 916th Medical Ambulance Company of the Kentucky National Guard. It was activated in 1950, and he served out the whole of his overseas obligation in a war zone in Korea. He remained a member of the National Guard all the way up until 1962. Over the course of more than half a century, he was active in the Pinnacle Masonic Lodge 661 F & AM.
He had been attending the First Baptist Church in Middlesboro for his whole childhood. Everyone who knew him was aware that the workshop served as his second home, which contributed to his unparalleled work ethic. He was well-liked for his generosity, sense of humor, and quick wit. It was impossible not to pick up on his upbeat mood. On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, from 4 to 6 o’clock in the evening, the family will be present in the Shumate Funeral Home Chapel to greet guests. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 10:00 AM in the chapel of the Shumate Funeral Home. The Reverend Zachary Bay will preside over the ceremony. Beth Parker is going to be in charge of the music. The Adult II Men’s Sunday School Class from First Baptist Church will serve as the pallbearers for this service. After that, there will be a ceremony in Middlesboro Cemetery, where the Campbell County Honor Guard will provide military honors for the deceased.