Bennie Wayne McAlexander, 73, of New Market passed away early Sunday morning, July 31, 2016 at Sentara RMH Medical Center of Harrisonburg.
He was born December 10, 1942 and was a son of the late Bennie Calvin and Jessie Alice Day McAlexander.
Mr. McAlexander was a 1961 graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School and served in the US Army from August 16, 1964 to August 20, 1966.
He was employed for over 50 years at French’s Auto Parts of New Market.
On May 17, 1968 he married the former Judy Ann Perkins, who survives.
In addition to his wife, Ben is survived by two children; Dwayne McAlexander and wife, Christy and their children, Garett and Colin and Jennifer Gordon and her children, Joshua and Jessica; three siblings, Danny McAlexander and wife, Yee and Lena Gaumer and husband, Jerry and special friends, Ronnie and Patty Campbell and Mike Kee.
Pastor Archie Webster will conduct a funeral service on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. from the Fairview Church of the Brethren. Interment will follow in the adjacent church cemetery.
The McAlexander family will receive friends and relatives on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Theis Funeral Chapel, 9377 North Congress Street, in New Market.