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Mr. Frank H. Alexander, Knifley, KY (1936-2016)

He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Alexander was a veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Army. As a young man, he began a career at the Ford Motor Company and worked there until retirement. With a desire to always leave things better than when he found them, he kept his mind sharp by playing euchre or solving word puzzles, and always had a well-manicured yard and flower garden.
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Mr. Frank H. Alexander of Knifley departed this life on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. Campbellsville, KY.

At Mr. Alexander's request, cremation rites were accorded him by the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville, KY. All services were held privately.


Mr. Frank H. Alexander, Knifley, KY (1936-2016)


Mr. Frank H. Alexander of Knifley was born in Ypslanti, Michigan on Friday, June 5, 1936. He departed this life on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. He was 80 years, 2 months, and 18 days of age.

Mr. Alexander was married to Mrs. Dorothy (Rose) Alexander, who survives. He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Alexander was a veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Army. As a young man, he began a career at the Ford Motor Company and worked there until retirement. With a desire to always leave things better than when he found them, he kept his mind sharp by playing euchre or solving word puzzles, and always had a well-manicured yard and flower garden.

He leaves to carry his legacy:

  • His wife: Dorothy Alexander of Knifley,

  • Four children: Christina Rose Ahrens of Michigan; Mickie Jo Bennett and husband Dan of Michigan" Alton Roy Gehringer and wife Ann of North Carolina; and Dennis Russell Gehringer and wife Natalie of Washington,

  • One sister: Mary Bykowski of Michigan,

  • Nine grandchildren: Kristi Jo O'Neil and husband Ben, Mark Trinkle, Levi Smith, Allyse Hartman, Martina Gehringer, Randi Bennett, Alex Gehringer, Samantha Gehringer, and Patrick Gehringer,

  • One great-grandson: Preston O'Neil,

  • Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Edward Rose of Tennessee, Lois Kothe of Michigan, Carol Silver of Kentucky, David J. Rose of Texas, and Effie May Ryan of Michigan,

  • Close friends: Bro. Bob and Bonnie Landlois,

  • And a host of extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother: Frances(Hunt) Thompson.

Send condolences to the family of Frank H. Alexander

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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Mr. Frank H. Alexander, Knifley, KY (1936-2016)



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