Velda B. Alexander, Jr

Velda B. Alexander, Jr. went to eternal rest at the age of 87years old on November 8, 2022 after a long illness.
He was born on April 19, 1935 in San Antonio. He is preceded in death by his parents Velda and Jesse Alexander, his sister, Marilyn Brownrigg, brothers, Charles, Johnnie and Edward.
Velda is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Lillian, his two sons and daughters in law, Ronald (Cynthia) and Keith (Jodi). His beloved grandchildren, Matthew and Brooke Alexander and Kalei and Ryan Alexander. He is survived by brothers, Maurice, Robert, George and sister Nola Hanson. Velda was extremely proud of his sons and dearly loved his family.
He attended South San schools at an early age before moving to Devine and graduating there. He served proudly in the US Army for 2 years.
Velda married his sweetie, Lillian Ehlinger on April 30, 1960.
He worked at USAA for 35 years as Executive Director before retiring.
He was a long standing parishioner of Holy Name Catholic Church. He was a founding member of the Knights of Columbus #8789, Holy Name Mens Club and Data Processing Management Association.
Velda never met a stranger! He was well known and beloved member of the community. His kindness and willingness to help others was an inspiration to all who knew and loved him.
He enjoyed dancing to country music with his sweetie Lil and enjoyed hunting with his sons. He had a fondness for cars, crossword puzzles, sudoku and keeping up with the news. His greatest passion in life was spending time with his family.
Our family would like to express our sincere gratitude for the last 2-1/2 years of love and care Velda received at Poets Walk.
A visitation was held at 8:30am, Rosary at 9:15am and funeral mass 10:00am on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Holy Name Catholic Church. Burial immediately followed at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Devine, Texas.
Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Velda to Knights of Columbus #8789.