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James Edward Alexander

July 31, 1946 - May 22, 2018

Burial Date May 25, 2018

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Beaverdam, Ohio

James Edward “Ed” Alexander, age 71, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Lima Memorial Health System with his family by his side.

Ed was born July 31, 1946 in Citrus County, FL, to the late Hardin and Mary (Walker) Alexander. On March 15, 1997 he married Barbara J. (Siefer) Raymond Alexander who survives in Beaverdam.

Ed worked many years for Clark Equipment, Warner Swasey and Doyle Corson Overhead Doors. He retired in 2017 from GROB Systems Inc. in Bluffton after 25 years. Ed enjoyed fishing, working on cars and traveling. He was known to all his family and friends as “Mr. Fixit”. If he couldn’t fix it, it wasn’t broke!

He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Raymond Alexander of Beaverdam; two sons, Jason (Jenny) Alexander of St. Marys and Matthew Alexander of Buckland; two step-daughters, Tina (Todd) Reichenbach of Columbus Grove, Nancy (Joe ) Williams of Uniopolis and step-son, Carl Raymond; ten grandchildren, Aaron Alexander, Devon Alexander, Tyler Alexander, Jacob Alexander, Kurtis Phillips, Abby Phillips, Tori Reichenbach, Jared Williams, Sydney Williams and Jaden Zimmerly; two sisters, Elaine (Jim ) Lewis of Vinita, OK, Sue Alexander of Orange Lake, FL; two brothers, Wade (Gracie) Alexander of Ocala, FL; Dean Alexander of Spare, FL; six sisters-in-law, Jean Barnes, Betty (Marvin ) Ross, Marilyn Coomes, Mary Bishop, Rose (Ed) Sowers and Judy Siefer and three brothers-in-law, Norbert (Mary Kay) Siefer, Keith Siefer, Greg Siefer and his beautiful black cat, Spike.

He is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Daisy Renee Williams, two sisters, Bonnie Jones and Barbara Engels; two brothers, Tom Alexander and Charles Alexander and two brothers-in-law, LeRoy Siefer and Gerald Siefer.

Funeral services will begin at 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL. Pastor Tim Benjamin will officiate the

The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 25, prior to the funeral at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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