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Dr. Robert Alexander Jr., 85, of Harrogate, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 at his home.
He was born November 26, 1931, in Memphis, Tennessee, to the late Robert Alexander Sr. and Rebecca (Dean) Alexander. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Robert Alexander III (Robbie) and daughter Amanda Beth Alexander, sister Patricia Powell and special uncle William (Bill) Alexander.
He is survived by his wife Ruby (Gregory) Alexander, daughters Jamie Alexander Dillon (Brandon), Jodie Rebecca Alexander (Derick), and one granddaughter Olivia Dillon.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Walzer and Ronald Gabler officiating. Pallbearers will be Brandon Dillon, Derick Goodman, Daniel Kerbo, Ronald Gabler, Denny Overton, John Roark. Honorary pallbearers will be John Michael Robertson, Dr. Richard Lee, Dr. Andrew Conrad, Dr. Saebb Omar, Dr. Ronald Yatteau, Dr. Talmadge Hays and special friends Johnny Franklin, Denny Overton and Josh Brooks. Interment will follow in Gregory Cemetery in Knox County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends 5 - 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.
Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
Candle Lighting and Guestbook at www.shumatefuneralhome.com.
Published on December 19, 2016
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