Robert Dale Alexander, 84, a resident of Lake Charles passed from this life on March 30, 2019 in a local care facility.
Dale as he was known was a loving husband, uncle, and friend. He was a graduate of Landry Memorial/Lagrange High School of 1952 and later graduated from McNeese in 1959. In his spare time, he worked on bicycles and built bird houses. He delivered newspapers for the American Press from a number of years and drove for AVIS. Dale and his wife were well traveled and visited 46 of the 50 states and made a point of visiting all 46 State Capitals. He served with honor in the United States Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Dale is predeceased by his parents, Robert H. Alexander and Genivieve Mouton Alexander; brother, Dohn Alexander; and niece, Suzanne Bartholomew.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Karen Henke Alexander, sister, Babbett Bartholomew; nieces: Caroline Thibodeaux of Lake Charles LA, Robyn Davis of Baton Rouge, LA, and Allison Glover of Prairie Ville, LA; and nephew, Matthew Alexander also of Lake Charles.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in the chapel of Lakeside Funeral Home from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. A rosary will be prayed at 6:30 PM. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 11:00 AM until time of service. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home at 1:00 PM, Wednesday. Rev. Samuel Orsot is to officiate. Cremation will be accorded, and burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens at a later date.
Memories and words of comfort may be shared with the family on www.Lakesidefh.com