Calvin Phillip Alexander

October 21, 2021
Calvin Phillip Alexander Calvin Phillip Alexander

Calvin Phillip Alexander, 59, of Clinton, formerly of Fulton, passed away at 10:15 P.M. on Monday, October 18, 2021 at Jackson Purchase Medical Center.

Phil was born in Union City, TN on May 17, 1962 to the late William Taft Alexander, Sr. and Mildred Ruby Burton Alexander. He was a Mason and member of the Masonic Lodge. Phil enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching westerns and doing yardwork. He loved to barbeque on the grill and was known for his chicken and dumplings and chess pie. Phil was a trustee in training at Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church where he was a member of the church and men’s choir.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Nadine Knox Alexander of Clinton; his two daughters, Franisha Joy of Fulton and Jenola Alexander of Paducah; one son, Nevada Donald of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; two sisters, Dimple Alexander (Michelle Szymanski) and Louella Alexander Johnson, both of Union City, TN; two brothers, William Taft Alexander, Jr. (Francine) of Martin, TN and George Rose (Arlene) of Westmoreland, TN; eight grandchildren, Jeniya Alexander, Jerrek Alexander, Ahmarius Alexander, Kingston Alexander, Artemius Joy, Tavarius Joy, Demarco Joy, Nasario Copper; five great-grandchildren, Artemius Joy, Jr., Rilee Stanley, Kobe Warren, Judson Joy and J’Ariyon Joy; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Martha Ann Alexander and Janice Marie Alexander; two brothers, Jerry Rose and Ricky Alexander.

A funeral service for Phil will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Arlington with Rev. Anthony Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlea Cemetery in Fulton.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Arlington.

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