Charles Louis Alexander was born on January 29, 1940 in Piedmont, Alabama to the union of Mack and Nellie (Cheeseboro) Alexander. He was an only child.
After graduating from Bethune High School in Piedmont, Alabama, Charles went on to further his education at Alabama State College, where he played basketball. He later married the sweetheart of his life, also a student of Alabama State College, Lillie Golightly. They relocated to Cincinnati, Ohio and later to West Chester, Ohio, and remained married for 62 years until his death.
Charles Alexander worked for 36 years at Queen City Metro in Cincinnati, Ohio as a Bus Driver. Charles will always be known for his impeccable work ethic, where he received many awards, tokens, plaques and commendations. He also received the esteemed commendation for safe driving two million miles. His career continued with Queen City Metro until his retirement in January 2000.
Charles loved politics, sports, especially baseball and following the stock market and took many road trips.
Charles and Lillie raised three sons whom he loved dearly: Trenice, Terrance and Charles. He also loved and nurtured his daughter, Michelle. Charles’ children were the joy of his life and also his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Charles was a devoted father, a dear grandfather and an excellent family provider, friend and neighbor. Charles made his transition on April 8, 2022 and passed away peacefully after a bout of poor health. He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife, Lillie of 62 years; three sons and one daughter; 12 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends
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