A loving father, grandfather and friend to many, he died at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, 2010, as a result of an accident. He was 57, a resident of Gonzales and a native of Brusly. He was co-owner of Gulf-Inland Marine in Gonzales. Visiting at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Hall, Brusly, on Saturday from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at noon, celebrated by the Rev. Matthew Dupre. Entombment in the church mausoleum. Survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Kristyl Vicknair and husband Marc, Labadieville, and Lyndsi Alexander, St. Amant; two sons and daughter-in-law, Chancy Alexander and wife Amanda Curry, Brusly, and Chase Roper, St. Amant; six grandchildren, Branton, Abby and Alexander Vicknair, Cale and Courtlyn Alexander, Kember Rivet; and mothers of his children, Stella LeBlanc and Tracie Roper. Pallbearers will be Ronnie LeBlanc, Kevin Hunt, Darrell "Turf" Babin, Timmy Tassain, Ricky Parsons and Joey Cumbo. Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Thibodeaux and J.D. LeJeune. Preceded in death by his parents, Landen Sr. and Myrtis Parsons Alexander. He was a member of Brusly Hunting Club, Cinclare Hunting Club and the Louisiana Rabbit Hunters Association. He was a board member on the Mississippi River Maritime Association and past member of numerous steamship organizations. Memorial donations may be made to Children's Hospital in New Orleans. Please share sympathies, condolences and memories at www.wilbertservices.com. Arrangements by Wilbert Funeral Home, Port Allen, (225) 383-1850.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 1 to July 3, 2010