Donald Alexander

Donald Alexander

Harpers Ferry, W.Va. – On Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, Donald Kent Alexander, 75, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., passed away at his residence.

Born Oct. 16, 1937, in Champaign, he was the son of the late Melvin Alexander and Lois Ehler-Alexander Miller.

Donald retired after 40 years of service with Westinghouse Electronics (Northrop Grumman Aerospace) as an electrical engineer for defense systems.

His hobbies were train-watching and, in later years, hobby farming with his son.

He attended Fellowship Bible Church in Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., and Camp Hill Wesley United Methodist Church in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Terry Alexander, at home; one son, Jeff, and wife, Cammie of Hampstead, Md.; two daughters, Karen Burton and husband, Bill, of Woburn, Mass; and Marci Jo Ehrhart and husband, Don, of Pasadena, Md.; 11 grandchildren, Jeremiah, Joshua, Luke, Troy, Hannah, Angela, Meredith, Michael, Mitchell, Madeleine and Marcus; two brothers, Dick Alexander and wife, Linda, and Jack Alexander and wife, Deanna, of Champaign.

Services were held on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Fellowship Bible Church, Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., with Pastors Van Marsceau and Luther Osment officiating. Interment was in Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Marriottsville, Md.