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Albert Lee Alexander Sr., 89, of Elkwood passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at Culpeper Hospital.
Albert was born on Jan. 13, 1924, in Arlington to the late Albert Lewis Alexander and Susie C. Garrett.
Albert served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. Upon completion of basic training at Fort Bragg, he was assigned to work in communications in the Washington, D.C., area and subsequently, in Europe. He was discharged on June 30, 1946. He was a member of the VFW.
For more than 40 years, Albert worked for the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company as a lineman/carrier, and he moved from Alexandria to Elkwood after his retirement. He was president of the Annandale Little League for three years, served as president of the Virginia Archery and Rifle Club for two years and for several years, he was president of the Lignum Ruritan Club, of which he was a lifetime member. Albert was a member of Braddock Baptist Church in Alexandria and Oakland Baptist Church in Richardsville. He enjoyed traveling, hunting and classic antique cars.
He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Ina Carson Breeden; three children, Linda L. Lewis of Elkwood, Albert Lee Alexander Jr. and his wife, Pamela, of Alexandria, and Wayne Lewis Alexander and his wife, Patricia, of Fort Worth, Texas; his five grandsons, Gregg Turner, Jason Alexander, Michael Lewis, Geoffrey Alexander and Johnathan Alexander; and four great-grandchildren, Peyton, Jack, Davis and Alyssa.
In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his brothers Lewis and George Alexander.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper.
A funeral will be held at
Interment will be held at
Pallbearers will be Jason Alexander, Michael Lewis, Geoffrey Alexander and Johnathan Alexander.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the charity of your choice.
Online guestbook and tribute wall is available at foundandsons.com
Found and Sons Funeral Chapels of Culpeper is serving the family.