Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know David Richard Alexander?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor David's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
David Richard Alexander
February 16, 1948 ~ July 21, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
13 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of David's family - View on Tribute Wall
David R. Alexander, Fruitland Park, Florida formerly of Sandy Lake passed away unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, July 21, 2023, of natural causes. He was 75.
David was born in Butler on February 16, 1948, a son of the late David W. and Marilyn A. (Rose) Alexander. David was a 1966 graduate of Lakeview High School. He was an extremely talented self-taught designer, working in the floral and interior design fields. His vast knowledge of plants and flowers was impressive and enjoyed by everyone and he was always willing to share this knowledge. While residing in Florida, his talents were often sought by residents of the area to do seasonal decorating. Several of his works were featured in design magazines. He began working for the former Mercer Greenhouse where he developed a passion for all things plants, designing, and decorating, he relocated to Baltimore before returning to the area, and then in 2014, he moved to Florida to enjoy his retirement years. He was a very special and very much-loved Uncle to his nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Throughout the years, wherever he resided, he had the opportunity to make many friends, whom he was very loyal and caring towards. In his retirement years, he enjoyed the loyalty and companionship of his dog, Rosie.
He leaves behind, three sisters, Susan L. Kaltenbaugh and her husband Ray, Sandy Lake, Cheryl R. Moose and her husband, Dan, Blaine, MN, and Debra E. Snyder and her husband Robert, Sheakleyville, 7 Nieces and nephews, Michelle (Jason) Mumford, Lisa (Brian) Janssen, Mark (Nina) Kaltenbaugh, Rebecca (Jason) Johnson, Elizabeth (Jason) Stacy, Sarah Willett , and David (Alexia) Snyder. Numerous great nieces and nephews, and a very good friend, Dan Lenzi, Fruitland Park.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a nephew, Jared Robert Snyder.
A Time of remembrance and the celebration of Dave’s life will be held in the Fall of 2023.
He will be laid to rest at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Sandy Lake.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 3223 Perry Hwy., Sheakleyville