2017-03-29 / Obituaries

Dr. James T. "Jim" Alexander

Dr. James T. “Jim” Alexander, 79, entered into rest Tuesday, March 28, 2017. He was a native of Jefferson County and has been a resident of Burke County for 50 years. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Animal Husbandry. He attended Erskine College in Due West, S.C. Dr. Jim taught middle school in Swainsboro, GA and taught and was the principal in Vidette, Ga. In 1965, he graduated from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine in Athens and was the owner of Burke County Animal Hospital until his retirement in 2008. He was a member of the Vidette Presbyterian Church, American Veterinary Medicine Association, Boston Terrier Club of America, Greater Atlanta Boston Terrier Club, and Augusta Medical Veterinary Association. He was a Boston Terrier AKC judge emeritus.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Wall Alexander of Waynesboro; three sons, Clay Alexander (Jennifer), Kyle Alexander, and Kary Alexander (Leigh) all of Waynesboro; three grandchildren, Karleigh Alexander, Kellyn Alexander, and Jenna Grace Brantley; and two sisters, Ann Bryant and Rosalyn Martin (Lloyd) both of Jefferson County.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Thursday, March 30 at the funeral home. Funeral Services will be 12 p.m. Thursday, March 30 in the DeLoach-McKerley Prescott Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wes Lawson officiating.

Flowers are being accepted; however, remembrances may be made to the Greater Atlanta Boston Terrier Club, PO Box 204, Dawsonville, GA 30534.

DeLoach–McKerley-Prescott Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 220 East 6th Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830 (706- 554-3531)

You may sign the guest book at www.deloachfuneralhomes.com.

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