US Air Force

Richard "Dick" Cameron Alexander

May 2, 1945 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 75)

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Richard “Dick” Cameron Alexander, 75, of Liberty, passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, December 8, 2020.

Dick was born in Elmira, NY on May 2, 1945, the son of the late Cameron and Marion (Mase) Alexander.

He was a 1963 graduate of Liberty Jr/Sr High School.

 He was married to his best friend, Sharon Route Alexander. They celebrated 50 wonderful years together on June 12, 2020.

Dick was a U.S. Air Force veteran from 1963-1967, serving in Germany during the Vietnam Era as a Ground Radio Controller; After discharge, he stayed in close contact with his Air Force buddies, where he was known as “Alex”.

He retired from Mansfield Wine and Spirits as manager. He was a member of Liberty Lutheran Church and the following organizations: Arnot Sportsmen Club, Robert F. Snyder Veterans of Foreign Wars Post# 6755, Liberty, William B. Wilson American Legion Post# 572, Blossburg, Wheel Inn Club, Blockhouse Festival Committee President, Liberty Borough Council for 15 years and was a past president, Liberty Area Playground and Park, Sebring and Friedens Cemetery Councils, and East Point Hunting Club.

Dick loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, spending time at East Point Hunting Club the outdoors. He was an avid sports fan, he especially enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s sporting events and activities. He liked clocks and collecting them. Dick was well known around town; mowing yards, shoveling sidewalks, and helping others. He enjoyed volunteering and he did so often. His great sense of humor was enjoyed by all who knew him.

Surviving Dick in addition to his wife Sharon of Liberty, are his sons; Kevin (Karen) Alexander, Liberty and Todd (Amy) Alexander, Milton. Grandchildren; Michael (Reilly), Cameron, Elijah, Kevin II, Caiden, and Kolton Alexander, Michala (Keanu) Sauers, Abriyana Koons. Great-grandchildren; Luka Sauers, Elliana Alexander, Amya Dreisbach, a sister, Jean (Dan) Stevens, Tioga. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and his canine “boys” Teddy and Toby.

Preceding Dick in death were his brother Robert G. Alexander and great-granddaughter Hazel Grace Alexander.

 

 Donations may be made to Liberty Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 126, Liberty, PA 16930

 

 

 

 

 

 

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