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1943 James 2023

James L. Alexander

February 10, 1943 — April 2, 2023


James L. Alexander, 80, of Paducah passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2023, at River Haven Nursing Home in Paducah.

He was a retired truck driver and welder. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He enjoyed collecting coins and spending time with his family, especially the grandbabies.

Surviving is his wife of 58 years, Mary Ann Alexander of Paducah; six children, Sherry Washburn of California, Betty Willett of Paducah, Jenny Kennemore of Hickory, Rebecca Stacks of Symsonia, Treva Alexander of Altamont, IL, Lindsey Dowdy of Paducah; two siblings, Royce Alexander and Larry Ellis; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Armour Alexander and Lillian Ellis; and one brother, Jerry Ellis.

Graveside services will be at 1:00pm on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Paducah

6965 U.S. 45, Paducah, KY 42003

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