Born Saturday, January 14, 1950
Died Monday, January 27, 2020
Moses Jr's story began in Haskell, Oklahoma on January 14th, back in 1950. He was born to Moses Alexander, Sr., and Maxine (Armstead) Alexander and was the oldest of seven boys and four girls. During his teen years, he was baptized at Simmons Chapel Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Isaac Cook.
Moses Jr attended schools in Haskell and Preston, Oklahoma. He received his certification in Welding at Job Corp in Corpus Christi Texas. During his years in Job Corp, he was crowned the Middle Weight Golden Glove Boxing Champion in Austin Texas.
In 1972, he was hired as a welder at the Todd Shipyard in Galveston, Texas. Later that same year, he married Rose Marie Jones on March 31st and to this union, 4 boys were born. Moses worked for the Shipyard for 20 years before relocating to Muskogee. While in Muskogee, he worked for V@S Schuler Tubar Products as a welder. He later became self-employed as a well known mechanic. He was truly gifted in mechanics and was a hard worker. Moses Jr conquered his final victory on Sunday,January 26, 2020. To God be the Glory!
He greeted those who preceded him in death, his wife Rose, mother Maxine, brothers, Al, Fredrick, Overton Earnest (O.E.), two nephews, Ray Alexander and Monte' Gandy.
He leaves to cherish his memory; his four sons, Fredrick of Dallas, Texas, Todd of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Moses, III of Muskogee Oklahoma, and Rodrick of Atlanta, Georgia. His father, Moses Sr., of Muskogee; his Brothers, Christopher(Chris) and Simon of Porter, Oklahoma and Steve(Donetta) of Muskogee; His sisters, Juanita Nunley(Clyde) of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, Cherry and Cynthia of Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Arjane of Coweta, Oklahoma; Twelve grandchildren; one great-grand and many nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A Service of Remembrance will be shared for Mr. Alexander on Saturday, February 8, 2020 beginning at 10:00 AM in the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church, Porter, Oklahoma. Reverend Henry McVay, Jr., is the gracious host Pastor and Reverend Steven Nunley will officiate. Burial will follow in the Haskell City Cemetery.
You may visit Mr. Alexander on Friday, from 12 Noon until 6 PM in People's Chapel of the Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Inc.