David L. (Mike) Alexander Sr., 74, of Meadville died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 17, 1939, in Meadville, a son of Francis L. and Doris L. Ryan Alexander. He had been married to Virginia Petruso and later married Judy Smith.
Mike was formerly employed as a Pennsylvania municipal police officer and subsequently as a truck driver for Talon for many years and Peters Heat Treating, from where he retired.
He was of the Protestant faith, member of Conneaut Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 3, and enjoyed fishing and traveling. A very kind and giving person, Mike was always willing to help anyone and was the best friend to his son, Alan.
Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Fairfield and her companion, Aaron; five sons, Alan L. Alexander and his companion, Alicia, of Conneaut Lake, David Alexander Jr. and his wife, Debbie, of Conneaut Lake, William Alexander and his wife, Sharon, of Conneaut Lake, Tom Alexander and his wife, Janet, of Conneaut Lake, and Doug Alexander and his wife, Stephanie, of Guys Mills; a brother, James Alexander and his wife, Patty, of Meadville; a close friend, Gary Armour of Conneaut Lake; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Alexander; and a sister, Audrey Hagen.
Calling hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pa. 16335, where memories and condolences may be shared at waidfuneralhome.net.