Alexander Malpass, Jr.
January 4, 1934 – December 8, 2019
WENDELL – Alexander Malpass, Jr., 85, passed away peacefully Sunday. He was born in New Hanover County, NC to the late Alexander & Berta Blanton Malpass, Sr. Alex was a hardworking man all his life with many skilled trades and an incredibly talented craftsman. After his career in construction, Alex retired and spent his time volunteering helping others, mainly through the triangle region’s Red Cross. He deployed to many disasters across the country for 2 decades helping those that needed it most.
Alex was a problem solver and loved puzzles. He was a sports fan, especially baseball, and loved taking care of nature’s birds. But what meant most to him was family and serving others.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life, & best friend of 53 years, Judy Richardson Malpass.
He is survived by his sons, Glen Malpass (Jennifer) of Zebulon, NC and Marshall Malpass (Robin) of Clayton, NC; sister, Helen Phelps of Youngsville, NC; and grandchildren, Alexandra & Ella Malpass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina (https://www.redcross.org/local/north-carolina/eastern-north-carolina/ways-to-donate.html)
Memorial service 11 am, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel, 211 W.Third St., Wendell. Visitation is 10-11am, prior to service. Full obituary at www.stricklandfuneral.com