Larry Joe Alexander, 61, husband of Margaret Garner Alexander, of Honea Path, died Friday, June 14, 2019 in Greenville. He was born in Pickens County to Lillian Aiken Alexander and the late Ozzie Joseph Alexander.
Larry was a woodworking craftsman. As a carpenter, his motto was “if it’s wood, it’s good.” He was an outdoorsman, enjoying fishing and hiking; his granddaughter was a favorite hiking companion. Larry was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He will be remembered as a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, brother and friend to everyone who had the privilege of knowing him.
Larry is survived by his wife of 26 years, Margaret, of the home; his mother, Lillian, of Greenville; a son, Cody Alexander, of Greenville; three sisters, Elizabeth Alexander, Martha Alexander, and Wanda Jones, all of Greenville; a granddaughter, Aleeya Grace Alexander; and a wide circle of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends 2:00PM – 3:00PM, Monday, June 17, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church in Due West. A service to celebrate Larry’s life will begin at 3:00PM in the church with Pastor Richard Ashley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorials, in memory of Larry, are sent to New Hope Baptist Church, P.O. Box 236, Due West, SC 29639.
The family is at their respective homes.
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Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Abbeville is assisting the Alexander family.
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