James Alexander

James C. Alexander

Sunday, September 17th, 1933 - Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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James C. “Jim” Alexander, 86, of Chambersburg, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born September 17, 1933 in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late George B. Alexander and Blanche (Ott) Alexander Rinker. Jim was a US Army veteran and served honorably during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia (Rider) Alexander; three children, Victor Alexander and wife Wendy, Gina Straley and husband Dennis, and Keith Alexander and wife Sharon; eight grandchildren, Ross Alexander, Lindsay (Straley) Anderson, Ashley Alexander, James Alexander, Justin Alexander, Brooke Alexander, Jessica Schaeffer and Loren Schaeffer; and five great grandchildren.

A private celebration of life will be held at the convenience of his family. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.
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    Lincoln Cemetery
    Lincoln Way East
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Ann Estep Aldrich

Posted at 12:06pm
Dear Friends ~ So sorry to hear that you lost your dad, grandpa, and father-in-law. I think of you all often and am praying for you during this difficult time.
With Love Always ~ ACE

Marlene Ausherman

Posted at 11:38pm
Sending prayers and condolence to the Alexander family. Jim was a caring person and I remember working with him at Letterkenny. May happy memories help you as you mourn the loss of your loved one. Tim and Marlene Ausherman.

Carl Paylor

Posted at 10:43am
To all the Alexander family my deepest sympathy in the loss of Jim.
I thank him for his service to our country and his love of family.
I am proud that I had him as a cousin and the fun we had together.
He will be missed by many.
Carl Paylor

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