Jason Wayne Alexander went to Heaven on Friday, March 16, 2012 at the age of 26. He passed away at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, CA with his friends and family by his side. Jason bravely fought a 3 year battle with Ewing's Sarcoma bone cancer. Many thanks go out to Dr. Goldsby of University California San Francisco for buying Jason a little extra quality time for us to be with him. Jason was a member of Operating Engineers and an employee of Steve Manning Construction or Redding. Jason worked as an equipment operator right up until he could barely walk due to cancer in December 2011. Jason attended Grace Baptist School in Redding and Central Valley High School in Shasta Lake, CA.
Jason is survived by his parents Houston and Cindy Alexander of Redding, sister Heidi Alexander and niece Samantha Hankins of Redding, grandparents Faye and Wayne Manning and Jack and Mary Chandler and great grandma Fern Bowser all of Redding and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at McDonald's Chapel at 1275 Continental Street, Redding, CA at 10 AM, Friday, March 23, 2012. Family House provided Jason's family and many families of cancer patients at UCSF medical center with free lodging during Jason's treatment. Donations may be made to Family House at 50 Irving St., San Francisco, CA 94122 or www.familyhouseinc.org.