Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander, age 80, of Texarkana, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord Friday, February 21, 2020 at his residence surrounded by family.

Robert was born April 5, 1939 in New Boston, Texas, to Veldon and Florence Alexander. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Genoa, Arkansas and retired owner/operator of Alexander Roofing. Robert was also a Navy veteran, enjoyed flying planes, working in his shop, watching westerns and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Margaret Alexander; and sister, Ruby Wendling;

He is survived by his son, Samuel Alexander of Texarkana, Arkansas; daughters, Michelle Jones of Texarkana, Arkansas, Jacque Adams and husband Dwayne of Texarkana, Arkansas, Kristine Sargent of Texarkana, Arkansas, Tara Lynne Emerson and husband James of Hooks, Texas; brother in law, Don Wendling of Altamont, Illinois; sister, Patricia Pierce of Lufkin, Texas; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Graveside services will be 2:00 pm, Monday, February 24, 2020 at Shiloh Cemetery, Texarkana, Arkansas under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service.

The family will receive friends after the service at the Alexander home, 3908 Genoa Road, Texarkana, Arkansas 71854.

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