Brian Dean Alexander, age 22, passed away unexpectedly on December 2, 2011. Brian was a loving son, brother and devoted family member who will always be remembered for his quiet strength.
Brian was a graduate of Shoemaker High School class of 2008. He was employed at Pizza Hut throughout high school where he was recognized as a valued employee.
He later worked for HEB in Killeen for 2 years where he touched several more lives with his hard work ethic and compassionated nature. Brian had recently accepted a job offer in Afghanistan. While preparing to deploy, he was called home to be with our Eternal Father.
Brian was preceded in death by his father, Craig Alexander and his grandfather, Juan Ruiz Sr.
He leaves to cherish his memories, parents Leticia and Terry Johnson; one brother TJ Alexander and one sister, Chanelle Johnson all of Harker Heights, Texas; his girlfriend, Casie Minjarez of Killeen, Texas and her son Michael.
Brian will also be missed by his aunt Martha Ruiz of Harker Heights, Texas; a cousin Alex Ruiz-Stivers of Winchester, Ohio; his grandmother, Maria Ruiz of Whitehall, Michigan; grandparents Dean and Mary Ann Alexander of Bozeman, Montana and Dick and Dorothy Stratford of Billings, Montana; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Brian will be greatly missed. We will remember him for his genuine smile, hard work and dedication to all that knew him.
The Alexander family will receive guest for a time of visitation on Friday, December 9, 2011 from 6-8 P.M. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 11 A.M. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen. Burial will follow in the Killeen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Condolences may be made by visiting www.crawfordbowersfuneralhome.com
Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.