Dennis Wilson Alexander

Published 10:09 am Thursday, July 7, 2022

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Dennis Wilson Alexander, 78, passed away at his home on July 1, 2022.

He was born in Iredell County on June 23, 1944, son of the late Ralph Wilson Alexander and Wilma Louise Lipe Alexander. Dennis was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend who will be missed deeply by all who knew him. He retired from Westinghouse after 25 years. He then worked for Security Services that provided security for Sara Lee. Dennis loved his Harley, shooting pool with his friends and NASCAR. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Dorothy Elaine Lawson Alexander; and a brother-in-law, Larry Eubanks Sr.

Dennis is survived by: a daughter, Sharon Alexander Wall (Slugger Hill); a son, Michael Dennis Alexander; 3 grandchildren, Dustin Rierson (Tabitha), Mary Beth Wall (Johnny Long) and Cody Alexander (Kaitlyn); 2 great-grandsons, Caleb and J.D. Rierson; 2 sisters, Deborah “Debbie” Eubanks and Michelle Griffin (Gwynn); a brother, Charles Randolph “Randy” Alexander (Evelyn); numerous nieces and nephews; and a friend, Sarah Frye.

Entombment services with military honors will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, July 8 at Parklawn Memorial Park Mausoleum with Pastor Greg Hall officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 7 at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home in Rural Hall.

The family would like to thank Trellis Supportive Care for all of their love and support during Dennis’ time of need.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to: Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Ln., Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

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