1938 – 2015 Obituary
Jerry D. Alexander, 77, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at his residence. He was born March 19, 1938, in Borger, Texas, to Oscar A. Alexander and Sibil D. Parks.
He attended and graduated high school in Farmington. He was employed by the Arizona Public Service in Waterflow as a supervisor planner and retired after 27 years of service. After he retired, was owner-operator of Rocky Mountain Home Inspectors. Jerry was a member of the Elks and the L.O.W.S. Jerry spent most of his childhood and adult life in Farmington, where he raised his family and enjoyed fishing, camping and hunting with family and friends.
In 1998, he retired and became a winter Texan at Fun and Sun RV Park in San Benito, Texas. In the fall of 2011, he became a full-time resident. He enjoyed being a part of the many activities, including the singles group, billiards, poker and dancing.
His heart was full of generosity, and it was never held back and always extended to those in need.
He is survived by his daughters, Charisse Teahan and husband Mark, and Kathryn Strube and husband Darrel; sister, Beth Farnsworth and husband Merl; brothers, Kenneth Alexander and wife Dottie, Mark Alexander and wife Barbara, and David Alexander; grandchildren, Timber (David) Everett and children Dakota, Brian, Trevor and Everray, Laura Brown and children Kamryn and Kyle, Chris (Kim) Canon and children Cody, Josh, Gavin, Kamryn, Christian and Christopher, Capri Blevins and son Tyler, Derik McElroy, and Kandice Strube and children Landin and Verlane. Jerry is also survived by his previous wives, Jane McCoppin and Sherlynn McElhiney.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Charlotte Penrod Alexander; brother, Ray Alexander; and grandson, Christopher Canon.
A celebration of Jerry’s life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at the World Harvest Center, 1024 N. Butler Ave. in Farmington.
Please come to share your stories of Jerry. If needed contact daughter, Charisse “Sherry” Teahan at 505-330-8390.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sunny Glen Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1373, San Benito, Texas 78586.
Published in Farmington Daily Times from July 12 to Aug. 2, 2015