Bobby Joe Alexander
Bobby Joe Alexander of Kyle, lovingly known as “Doc” by his grandchildren, cherished husband, father and grandfather passed away on the evening of Monday, April 3, 2006, at the age of 68. He was born in Knippa, Texas, to George Dewey and Eva Eloise (Young) Alexander on Jan. 4, 1938. When he was one year old, the family moved to Kyle, Texas.
Bobby Joe loved his family
; he was always ready and willing to lend a helping hand to others, and he enjoyed his lifelong work in agriculture. Bobby relished attending fightin” Texas Aggie football games. He was a member of the Kyle Methodist Church, The Live Oak Masonic Lodge, the Twelfth Man Foundation, the Hays County Youth Stock Show, the Hays CISD school board, Plum Creek Conservation Board and Hays CISD Vocational Education Committee.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Mary Jane Alexander; son, Michael Alexander and his wife, Terri of Lafayette, La., daughter, Melinda Alexander Duvall and her husband, Alan of Fort Worth, and son Davin Alexander and his wife, Amy of Rosebud; grandchildren, Ross, Victoria and Alyssa Alexander of Lafayette, La; and Avery Alexander of Rosebud; and nephews, Joe Primeau and Jesse Primeau of Kyle.
Family received friends at Pennington Funeral Home at 10 a.m., on Friday, April 7, 2006. Funeral Services followed at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Pennington Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Margaret Decker of Sinton, Texas, and the Rev. Andrew Decker of Fort Worth officiating. Interment followed in the Kyle Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were cousins and friends; Honorary pallbearers were Class of “60 “fish-buddies” of B-Infantry Company, Animal A-1, Texas A & M Cadet Corps, and Kyle High School Classmates.
For those desiring, contributions in Bobby Joe”s memory may be made to the Texas A & M Foundation/Aggie Muster Endowment, 401 George Bush Dr., College Station, Texas 77840-2811 or Hope Hospice, 611 N. Walnut Ave., New Braunfels, Texas, 78130.
Arrangements under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home, 323 North Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666 (512) 353-4311.