Saturday October 11, 2014
CP2 Bill (Alex) Alexander, US Navy Vietnam Veteran, Meadow Valley, CA
The Patriot Guard Riders having been invited by the family of fallen US Navy - Vietnam Veteran, CP2 Bill (Alex) Alexander, to stand and honor during his Memorial Service in Meadow Valley at the Meadow Valley Church – 48 Meadow Valley Cemetery Road, Meadow Valley, CA 95956.
CP2 Bill (Alex) Alexander served his country proudly in the US Navy from 16 July 1966 to 5 Sept 1969. CP2 Bill (Alex) Alexander served in the US Navy as a Cryptologist, serving in Saigon, Vietnam. Upon separating from the US Navy, CP2 Bill (Alex) Alexander worked for several years as a Deputy Sheriff for both Elko and Washoe Counties, Nevada. CP2 Bill (Alex) Alexander then got out of Law Enforcement and went to work for PGE in the Quincy area as a Radio Tech for 20+ years until his retirement.
Because of his love of life, his sense of humor and his love for his family, he will be missed by many. Your Mission is complete... Rest in Peace...
Memorial Services began at 13:00 hrs, at Meadow Valley Church – 48 Meadow Valley Cemetery Road, Meadow Valley, CA 95956. Meadow Valley is approx 7.3 miles south of Quincy off of Bucks Lake Road. The Church is approx .1 off Bucks lake Road on Meadow Valley Cemetery Road.
Those departing from Susanville met at the Grocery Outlet parking lot at 0940hrs and departed approximately 1000hrs down Hwy 395 towards Hallelujah Junction.
Those that participated from the Reno Area, we met them at Hallelujah Junction at approx 1100hrs, departing immediately after link up. Then headed on Hwy 70 towards Quincy / Meadow Valley, CA.
**A Message from the ARC:
I wish to thank ALL of my fellow Patriot Guard Riders that participated on this Mission, and those that can and did say a little prayer for the family. I know for a fact, that it means a lot to the family to have the PGR involved, and to myself also. I have known Alex and his family for about 22 years now, and he has been like an older brother and friend to me over the years. I will truly miss him... Thank You Alex, LaNell and family for the wonderful difference and memories you have made in my life... It has been and honor and priveledge to know You All:)
RC– Rick “Taildragger” Schultz
ARC - Blake "Burnout" Hutchinson