Calvin “Cal” Lee Alexander

Calvin “Cal” Lee Alexander, 81 of Litchfield Park, AZ passed away on December 1, 2017. Cal was born on October 30, 1936 in Nellyville, Missouri to Jess and Lottie Alexander. Cal was a member of the United States Army and served admirably in Eniwetok during the testing of nuclear bombs and is an Atomic Veteran. While stationed at Fort Lewis, WA he met the love of his life, Margaret Davis. They were married in Phoenix, AZ on December 11, 1958. This year they would have celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. Cal retired from Airesearch/Allied Signal/Honeywell in 1989 after 32 years. He also received his college degree while working fulltime and raising his family. Cal loved the outdoors and was an accomplished hunter and fisherman. He loved playing his guitar and singing. Cal was a man of God and loved the Lord with all his being. He served as a Sunday school teacher, Youth Leader and was a member of the church board for many years. Next to God, Cal loved his family dearly and put them before himself always. He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, brother and friend. Cal is survived by his wife, Margaret Alexander; his daughter, Rhea Wright (Bob); son, Ken Alexander (Cate); and daughter, Cindy Stingle (Darryl). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Amanda Thomason (Zach), Candace Fitzwater (Phillip), Jared Stingle, Kayla Alexander, Ashley Millan (Michael), Jessica Stingle, and Kyle Alexander; great-grandchildren, Tanner and Trenton Thomason, Alexia and Aubrey Fitzwater, Reece and Ryker Millan; brother, Alfred Alexander; sister, Josephine Abston and Violet Norris; brothers-in-law, Phil Adkins and Harold Davis; sister-in-law, Patricia Davis, and Christine Alexander; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Glen Alexander, and sisters, Eva Gray and Sharon Alexander. A visitation will be held at 10:00 am followed by a funeral service at 11:00 am, Friday, December 8, 2017 at Thompson Funeral Chapel 926 S. Litchfield Rd. Goodyear, AZ 85338. Burial will follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85024. Special thanks to Phil, Kathy, and Patricia for helping with his care. Appreciation to Mary, Callie and Elsie of Hospice of the Valley.

7 Comments on “Calvin “Cal” Lee Alexander

  1. We’re going to miss Uncle Calvin. He was a wonderful person and loved all of us kids. He sent me a letter and some pictures not too long ago and I will cherish that. Love to all of our Arizona family!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you Aunt Margie, Rhea, Kenny & Cindy

  2. After many years, we were so glad to re-connect with you and Margie, and were looking forward to many more good times with the two of you. It is rare to find such a great friend with whom to share the same values. We’ve known you and your family since we were all kids. So many memories of early church days. We are saddened by your leaving us, but are glad you’re no longer suffering, and are with our Lord Jesus. See you soon, dear friend.

  3. My Mother, D. Lee Outlaw/Thompson commented about what a loyal friend he was and held in such a high regard and integrity …. Cal and Margret go back to my Grandfathers 1st church on Hadley St ….. A wonderful man of light and spirit on this earth ……

  4. Sorry to loose Calvin. Cal and Margie have been very dear to me and our girls. Praying for you and your family, Margie.

  5. Uncle Cal was always the sunny smile at our reunions & I will miss all the wisdom he shared with me. He was also great at sharing his jokes with me. I will miss Uncle Cal but believe we will all meet again on a bright & glorious day! I love you Aunt Margaret & I will kee you in my thoughts & prayers during this time & pray that you find comfort in the arms of the Lord as he shelters you in His arms 💐💗💐

  6. What an amazing, beautiful man. His life made the world a better place and the memories he left will let him live in our hearts forever. All my love.

  7. Thank you lord for sending my uncle Calvin Angel from Heaven to protect my family help raise me with my parents Teach me to read and protected me from ! Living next door ! Always bringing present Christmas when I did not none ! Feeding me food short ! Home family ! Took me first A.S.U.Football game ! Lord thank blessing me with being able to see how great Angel godly man he was ! He got a 1800 Straight to heaven ! God bless are lord savior ! Cleat

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