Grady L. Alexander, 79 years old, passed away September 8, 2008 at Rockport Coastal Care Center in Rockport, TX. He was born in Lott, TX on September 5, 1929. He was preceded in death by his parents Tom and Cassie Bridgewater Alexander, an infant son Ronald Lynn, two brothers Glenn and Lynn Alexander, three sisters Marie McVay, Doris Warren, and Winnie Rizzo. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Wanda Alexander; two sons, Terry (Helen) Alexander of Salida, CO, and Darrell(Dana) Alexander of Carbondale, CO; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; he is also survived by brothers and sisters, David (Gretchen) Alexander of Tremonton, UT, Ginger (Jim) Davis of Artesia, NM, and Jean (Louis) Shirley of Plano, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday, September 12, 2008 at Trinity Chapel, 5201 Martin Ave, Austin, TX. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Cook-Walden Funeral Home. Rev Melvin R. Clearman will be officiating. Graveside services will be held 12:00 noon, Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Lawrence Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in Grady’s name to the American Cancer Society.