ALEXANDER, Joan A. left this life on Wednesday, December 19, 2012.
Joan and her deceased husband, Robert F. Alexander, enjoyed nearly 50 years of companionship and adventures of married life.
Together, they raised, and were deeply proud of their two wonderful sons, Robert (Karen) of Little River, SC and Terry (Carolyn) Alexander of Columbus, OHIO.
Joan has two grandchildren, Kristin Donaldson and Brandon (Nikki) Alexander and 5 great-grandchildren, Bhrett, Connor and Aiden Donaldson, and Hayden and Levi Alexander.
Many will remember Joan, having seen her through the halls and in the gift shop of Springfield Community Hospital.
For a number of years, Joan was honored as the number one Volunteer in hours and served more than 14,000 hours in total.
She was a member of First Christian Church of Springfield, Ohio, and worked at Westinghouse in Columbus, Ohio.
Also surviving Joan is a devoted sister June (James) Myers.
Preceding Joan's passing are her sister Garnet Sharp Brubaker, her father, Fredrick R. Rice and her mother, Edna L. (Barnhart) Rice.
Services for Joan will be held by Dave Augustus in the RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME, 838 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio.
Visitation will be Saturday from 11AM.-1PM. with a joyful celebration of having finished the race at 1:00 PM.
Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Joan's name to the American Diabetes Association .
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.richardsraffanddunbar.com