Gerald Lee Alexander, 74, of Saltillo, died on Tuesday, Dec. 26, in Jackson, Tennessee.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Jodie Franklin and Trudie Ozenia Barton Alexander. He was united in marriage to Janice Ruth Anderson, who survives.
Mr. Alexander retired from the United States Air Force after serving his country for 20 years.
In addition to his wife Janice, he is survived by his three sons, Gary Alexander of Athens, Alabama, Steve Alexander of Jackson, Tennessee, and Jason Alexander of Madison Heights, Virginia; four grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one stepgreat-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Franklin, Raymond, and Paul Alexander; and one sister, Angie Julian.
Services were held on Friday, Dec. 29, at Saltillo First Baptist Church with Tommy Crocker officiating. Burial followed in Shady Grove Cemetery of Saltillo.