Walter Irvin Alexander

Walter Irvin Alexander, 78, formally from the Hudson Valley, NY, husband of Kum-ye Lee Alexander, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  Born in Cincinnati, OH, he was a son of the late Sanford and Dora Blair Alexander.

Walter served in the Army as a Sergeant grade E5 doing 2 tours in Vietnam and was awarded the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, 2 Purple Hearts, combat infantry badge, among others.  He worked as a Correction Officer for 24 years (mainly at Wallkill Medium Security) where he was heavily involved in prison ministries. One of his favorite activities was to create Bible scavenger hunts for inmates and bring bagels as prizes, to start conversations about Jesus.  He was also involved in Kairos and Tres Dias.

In addition to his wife, Walter is survived by his daughter, Dora (Dan) Jutton; and nine grandchildren, Sabrina, Danny, Nicholas, Sarah, Adrianna, Cayden, Leah, Colin, and Jocelyn.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Daniel Alexander; and six siblings.

A Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Heritage Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel.

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Condolences to the family of Walter Irvin Alexander

  • Emma Kredensor
    2 years ago

    Linda & family, please accept my sympathy for the loss of your husband & father. I know he will be missed by you all.
    ❤️ Emma Kredensor

  • Sunmi Kate Yim
    2 years ago

    Sorry I can’t be there to help through your difficult time, but my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of great loss.

    2 years ago

    My deepest condolences to your family. From your sisters n brothers in blue both still serving n some retired. May u forever know the lives you have touched. Thank you for your years of service! 💙

  • Hantae Lee
    2 years ago

    May the souls of the deceased refrain Please Rest in peace

  • Hantae Lee
    2 years ago

    Dora Father, Best wishes for the deceased. I hoped to see you again someday… but it ended up like this. If I express my condolences to Dora’s family, would it be compared to Dora’s sadness… I ask my sister for comfort. Now Walter Irvin Alexander your father is nowhere to be found meeting.

  • Linda L. Miller
    2 years ago

    Dearest Linda, Dora, and family,

    Now my wonderful Uncle Walter is at Peace and no pain. He helped me so much, as he did for many others. Please know my Love and Sorrow is with all of you today.
    A thought is a prayer and I will be thinking of you. Much Love, Linda

  • Jim Rountree
    2 years ago

    I am so sorry for your loss. I haven’t seen Walter and family in many years but still remember him as a man of God with a wonderful family.

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