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Richard W. Alexander Jr.

July 1, 1942 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 77)

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Richard W. Alexander Jr., 77, of Morehead City, passed away Monday, March 16­, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center. He has left this world to be with God in the Glory Land.

His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020, at Crab Point Free Will Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Ricky Miller and Rev. J.R. Clark. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park.

While Munden Funeral Home is taking the necessary precautions to protect the community from COVID-19, we humbly ask that those with flu like symptoms: fever, cough or shortness of breath, refrain from coming to the visitation and/or service. In keeping with the Governor’s mandate, we will do what we can to limit the crowd size. For those unable to attend the Funeral Service it will be webcasted through the Munden Funeral Home website. We ask that people use wise judgement in attendance.

Richard was a proud member of Crab Point Free Will Baptist Church. He loved serving as the Chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee at the church until he became ill. Richard honorably served in the United States Marine Corps for 9 year. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and belonged to the American Legion.

He is survived by his loving wife, Connie Alexander of the home; son, Richard Wayne Alexander III of Morehead City; cousin, Jean Ann; and niece, Marianne Trosclair and her family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard  W. Alexander Sr. and Mary Kay Alexander; and sister, Judy Meyn.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 19­, 2020, at Munden Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be sent to Crab Point Free Will Baptist Church at 2301 Crab Point Loop Rd, Morehead City, NC 28557 or Wounded Warriors at P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC. 

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March 19, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
2112 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

Funeral Service
March 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Crab Point Free Will Baptist Church
2301 Crab Point Loop Rd.
Morehead City, NC 28557

Video is available for this event

Interment Following Funeral Service
March 20, 2020

Gethsemane Memorial Park
700 Highway 24
Newport, NC 28570


Crab Point Free Will Baptist Church
2301 Crab Point Loop Rd., Morehead City NC 28557
Tel: 1-252-726-6726

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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