MANTEO — George Henry Alexander, 66, of Manteo, NC died Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.
Born in Plymouth, NC on September 22, 1953, he was the son of the late Wanda Jean Jones and Elwood Preston “Shorty” Alexander.
Better known as “Walking George”, he is survived by three siblings, Charles Alexander (Virginia) of Plymouth, NC, Troy Alexander (Sandy) and Glenn Alexander (Judy) all of Virginia; nieces, Janie Sundeen, Marzella Brice, Kristi Desmarais, and Brittney Alexander; and great-nieces and nephews, Angie, Amelia and Charles Sundeen, Matthew Brice, Jr., Andrew Desmarais, Brantley, Mason and Emma Sheldon.
A funeral will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 17, 2020, at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo with Rev. Greg Clark officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives one hour prior. Private burial will take place at Roanoke Island Memorial Gardens.
Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.