AUGUSTA, Ga. - Charles T. Alexander, Retired Civil Engineer City of Augusta, age 77, of Augusta passed away, Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at his residence. A native of Dublin, he had resided in Augusta since being honorably discharged from military service in 1953. Mr. Alexander was a Professional Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor, obtaining his formal education at the Georgia Institute of Technology and receiving a degree in Civil Engineering in 1950. Mr. Alexander served in the U.S. Air Force during WW II and the Korean War as a navigator and pilot. After being honorably discharged from the service, he began his professional career in Augusta, working as an engineer for the City of Augusta. In 1960, he went into private consulting as Charles T. Alexander, P.E., R.L.S., Professional Land Surveyors and Engineers of Augusta. Mr. Alexander served as County Engineer for Richmond County from 1979 until 1983, after which he returned to private consulting in association with James G. Swift & Associates, until retiring in 1996. He was a longtime member of St. Marks United Methodist Church. He was active in the Independent and Republican Parties of Augusta. He is survived by his spouse of 52 years, Charlotte Hodges Alexander; two sons, Charles T. Chuck Alexander, III, Augusta, Ward Augustus Alexander, Kennesaw, three daughters, Paula Alexander McCullers, Marietta, Lynn Alexander Day, Lafayette, Indiana Carol Alexander Bateman, Martinez, one brother, Louis M. Alexander, Dublin, eight grandchildren, Travis, Alec, Christopher, Andrea, Lewis, Carly, Heather and Jordan,two great grandchildren, Arlyn and Trent and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 4, 2003 from Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Columbia Road Chapel, with Reverend Reverend Gerald Varner and Reverend C.W. Edwards officiating. Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park. His sons and other family members will serve as pallbearers. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to St. Marks United Methodist Church, 2367 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30901.
The Augusta Chronicle January 4, 2003