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Carl Ray Alexander

April 2, 1940 – March 24, 2018

PLYMOUTH, NC – Carl Ray Alexander, 77, of Plymouth, died Saturday, March 24.

Born in Tyrrell County, April 2, 1940, He was the son of the late Abram Lewis and Maggie Ruth Woodard Alexander.  He was married to the former Mary Louise Patrick who survives.

He was a member of Plymouth Church of Christ and worked with Weyer-hauser Corp. He was a mason and member of Perseverance Lodge #59 and the Sudan Temple as a Shriner.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in Plymouth Church of Christ.  Jay Hardison and Bob Moulden will officiate.  Burial, with Masonic Rites, will follow in Azalea Mem-orial Gardens in Columbia.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three daughters, Paula A. Willis and husband, Gene of Plymouth, Carla A. Forbes and husband, Earnest Forbes of Savannah, GA and Julie A. Smith and husband, Wade of Williamston; grand-children, Joshua Roughton, Colleen Roughton, Allison Patrick, Ernest Smith, Amanda Rhodes, Joshua Forbes and Aaron Forbes; great-grandchildren, Jesica Roughton, Jacob Roughton, Gracelynn Roughton, Ashlee Horton, Axxon Patrick and Sophia Forbes.

Mr. Alexander was also preceded in death by a grandson, Seth Duncan Forbes.

The family request that memorials be directed to Shriner’s NC Jaycee Burn Center, 101 Manning Drive, CB#7600 Chapel Hill NC 27599-7600.

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