Delbert Lee Alexander, age 62, of Hickory Road, West Liberty, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Morgan County ARH in West Liberty.
Born May 17, 1957, in Richmond, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Gillion and Nannie Mae Northern Alexander.
Delbert is survived by his wife of 41 years, Connie Lynn Davis Alexander, whom he married July 1, 1978; one daughter, Julie Louise Alexander Lewis and Larry of West Liberty; one son, Joshua Lee Alexander and Jaclyn Giddens of Wesley Chapel, Florida; and three grandchildren, Grace Lynn Lewis, Hunter Dale Lewis, and Jackson Lee Alexander.
Other survivors include three brothers, Randell Alexander of Dayton, Ohio, Marion Alexander of Manchester, Ohio, and Hardie Alexander of Jacksonville, Florida; five brothers-in-law, Dale Davis of Xenia, Ohio, Bruce Davis of West Liberty, Greg Davis of Hoschton, Georgia, Steve Davis of Pace, Florida; and Paul Davis of New Braunfels, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, extended family and friends.
Delbert graduated in 1975 from Stivers High School in Dayton, Ohio, and soon thereafter enlisted in the Ohio Army National Guard where he was a medic and supply sergeant. In 1982, he transferred to active duty with the U.S. Air Force and served in the Gulf War through Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. As an MP, one of his duties was to guard General Schwarzkopf at the command post in Saudi Arabia. He was honorably discharged in June 1992.
After the military, Delbert established his own business, C & D Painting, in Destin, Florida, which he operated for the next 15 years. In 2010, he moved to Kentucky and became a correctional officer at Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington. In 2014, he left the facility to become a licensed insurance agent with Transamerica Life, where he was currently working out of the Morehead Office.
He was a devoted sports fan and especially enjoyed Florida State University football, the Cincinnati Reds and the Bengals.
Delbert was of the Pentecostal faith and was an active member of the Assembly of God organization. He served as associate pastor, youth pastor, and Sunday School teacher for a number of years at Damascus Assembly of God in Freeport, Florida, and had been a Deacon and Royal Ranger Leader at Destin Assembly of God. He was a very loving husband, father, and Paw Paw who will be greatly missed and forever loved.
On Monday, September 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. funeral services will be conducted at Trinity Worship Center with Pastor Joseph Rogers (Pace Assembly, Pace, Florida) and Bro. Bruce Davis officiating.
Visitation also will be Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Trinity Worship Center, 5578 KY 519, West Liberty, KY 41472.
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. interment with military honors will be conducted at Camp Nelson National Cemetery, 6980 Danville Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356. Pallbearers will be Dale, Bruce, Greg, Steve, Paul, Dakota, and Kyle Davis.
Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351, is caring for arrangements.
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