George Alexander, Jr.

George Alexander, Jr. 82, a resident of Dickinson, Texas passed from this life, surrounded by family, on Friday, January 6, 2017, at his home. George was born August 28, 1934, to proud parents, George and Selma Alexander in Waco, Texas.

George graduated from Baylor University in 1956, and went on as marketing manager for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Co. from 1957 – 1975. George decided to move his career forward by becoming president and owner of Cargill Printing from 1976 – 1995. He continued to add to his many accolades by receiving a U.S. patent for the design of ultimate computer paper in 1986, and in 1988 development and advisory council for The University of Houston at Clear Lake, continuing on in 1990 as a Board Member at Enterprise Bank in Houston, followed by becoming a board member at College of the Mainland in 1998. George was a Dickinson Lions Club member as well as a member of the College of the Mainland Foundation.

George leaves to cherish his lifetime of memories his loving wife, Maria Jennings Alexander, daughter, Anna Maria Tomek and husband David, many family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Philip Alexander, and sisters, Virginia Alexander and Agatha Alexander George.

The family would like to thank the compassionate caregivers and A Med Hospice staff for the tremendous support and care they gave to George and Maria during this time.

In his honor a visitation will be held at Crowder Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, January 9, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.  A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 10:30 A.M. at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church,  Dickinson, Texas.


  1. To Anna and Mrs. Alexander,
    So sorry to hear of Mr. Alexander’s passing. I have such fond memories of him when I used to come to yalls house as a kid. I remember what a friendly and interesting man he was and I also remember how very close you all were. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

    Ann-Marie Johnson
  2. Dear Marie and Family.

    My deepest condolences on behalf of Joyce and our children. Joyce will be attending the funeral, representing me. I wish I could attend, but I must help at the St. Vincent dePaul session this morning, since we are short-handed. I will be close by, in Deslatte Hall and will try to visit in the church.

    I will get in touch soon.

    Jim Termini

    James Termini

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