Berkley Dow Alexander


    Berkley Dow Alexander of Bourbon, Missouri was born in Bourbon, Missouri on June 29, 1936 to Roy Erastus and Rose Lucille (Miller) Alexander and passed away Monday, March 29, 2021 at the age of 84 years.


    He grew up and attended and graduated from Bourbon High School.
    In 1954 Berkley entered into the United State Navy, where he spent the next 20 years of his life in service to our Country. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1974 and then he returned to Bourbon.
    Berkley married Toshika Yokoishi on June 27, 1958, in Tokyo, Japan.
    Berkley was employed for many years by Community Auto in Sullivan. He loved being home, cutting wood and hunting.
    He was preceded in death by one son, Clyde Alexander; one grandson, Cody Alexander; and his parents, Roy and Rose Alexander.
    He is survived by his wife, Toshiko of Bourbon, Missouri; two sons, Jim Alexander and wife Susan of Atoka, Tennessee and Eddie Alexander and wife Anna of Mountain Home, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Brandon Alexander, Jessica Gray, Brianna Alexander, Kyle Alexander, Josh Alexander, Karrisa Alexander and Robby Alexander; three great grandchildren, Xander, Kassidy and Maelynn; sister, Amie Brewington of Bourbon, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, April 2, 2021 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
    Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 2, 2021 at the Crossroads Cemetery in Leasburg, Missouri with Pastor Dan Morrison officiating.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.