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Woodward County Obituary
Elmwood Cemetery

© Enid Morning News
January 1987
Reprinted with permission
Submitted by: Glenn Shroads


21 Jul 1903 - 3 Jan 1987

Woodward Thomas Roy Alexander, 83, died Saturday at his home in Woodward. The funeral will be at 2 PM Tuesday in the Garden Chapel at Good Samaritan Funeral Service. Dale Dyer, pastor of the Sharon United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery with military rites by VFW Post 1335.

He was born July 21, 1903, in Indian Territory near Fort Supply to John and Anna Alexander. He served with the U. S. Coast Artillery during World War II and participated with the 7th Army's invasion of North America. He then worked as a cowboy in Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and the Easterwood Ranch. In 1960, he and Ruby Meyer were married. They made their home in Woodward. He was a member of the VFW Post No. 1335 and active in the Woodward Senior Citizens Center.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby; a step daughter, Wanda Dodd, Woodward; a step son, John Meyer, Sharon; two brothers, Emmitt Laverne, and John, Cheyenne, Wyoming; two sisters, Lucille Porter, Seattle, Washington and Frances Alloway, Elderberry, Missouri; and two grandsons.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

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