Alexander, Michael Keight "Mike" (Summerville)

Friday, February 1, 2013

Michael Keith “Mike” Alexander, age 51, of Summerville, Georgia,  died on Friday February 1, 2013 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Alexander was born Dec. 15, 1961 in Rome, Ga., the son of LeRoy Alexander, Jr. and the late Marjorie Lee Keith Alexander. He was the former owner and operator of Shamblin Hardware. Mr. Alexander was a member of the 1980 graduating class of the Chattooga High School, where he was a member, former captain, and voted an MVP of the football program. It was in the football program that he lettered three out of his four high school years. Mr. Alexander attended Jacksonville State and was a member of the ATO Fraternity. 

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Summerville, and was a member of the Summerville Volunteer Fire Department. In his spare time, Mr. Alexander participated and coached in the little league baseball program and loved to hunt and fish.

Survivors include his children, Ross Alexander and Kaitlyn Alexander; father, LeRoy Alexander; Kay Alexander, mother of his children; sister and brother-in-law, Tricia and Mark Headrick; special friends, Penny Ploof,Pax Busbin, Mark Weaver, and Mark Benedict.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, at Mason Funeral Home with Reverend Greg King and Reverend Tom Russell officiating. Interment will follow in the Summerville Cemetery. 

Active pallbearers will be Mark Benedict, Mark Weaver, Wilson Mann, Andy Cash, Alan Fletcher, Randy Pauley,and Phil McGuire. Honorary pallbearers will be Butch Lanier, Steve Lanier, Scott Lanier, Malcolm Birge, and all present and former members of the Summerville Fire Department.

Mr. Alexander will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5-8 p. m. on Saturday, Feb. 2. 


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