omosassa, Fla. - Alexander J. Stevens, 88, of Homosassa, Fla., and formerly of Severna Park, Md., passed away surrounded by his family in Philadelphia, Pa., on Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Beloved husband of Olive (nee McGee) for 63 wonderful years. Loving father of Charles (Jeanne) Stevens, Debra Wheeler, David Stevens, Kimberly (Martin) Hamilton, Pamela (Matthew) Bacharach, and Laura (Timothy) Flynn. Proud grandfather of Megan, Kelly, and the late Eric Stevens; Michelle Albright; Molly Hamilton; Kathryn, Rebecca, and Emma Bacharach; and Tara and Timothy, Jr. Flynn. Great grandfather of Ashley, Caroline, and Katy Albright; and Jameson Sweeting. He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.
Alexander was a member of the American Legion Post #155 in Crystal River, Fla. He proudly served his country in World War II with the U.S. Navy and worked for 29 years for the U.S. Department of Transportation. He was an avid golfer, only giving up the sport weeks before his death.
Memorial service and internment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Alexander's memory to his church, First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W Bradshaw St, Homosassa, Fla 34448, or the USO Honor Flight Network (www.usometrodc.org), of which he was a proud recipient of one of their honor flights to Washington, D.C.
Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the direction of Mathis Funeral Home, Medford, NJ.