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Jack Wayne Alexander

April 4, 1930 ~ May 31, 2018 (age 88)

Jack Wayne "Capt. Jack" Alexander, 88, of Panama City, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. Capt. Jack was born in Collins, GA, and lived in Panama City since moving here from Lake City in 1948. He retired from the Panama City Fire Department as Captain, and then served as the first Fire Marshal of Panama City, retiring after 33 years total service. Capt. Jack was a member of the Hiland Park Baptist Church, and enjoyed yard work and spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Martha Jean, and a son-in-law, Kenny Howell.

Survivors include his daughters, Cassie Gray (Martin) of Panama City and Susan Howell of Lynn Haven; a sister, Margurete Lightsey (Bobby) of Hiland Park; his beloved grandchildren, Stephanie Register of Deer Park, TX, Travis Howell (Emilee) of Panama City and Katie Hadley of Tega Cay, SC; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Monday, June 4, 2018, at the Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Interment will follow. The family will receive friends at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home from 1:00 until 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Capt. Jack's name may be made to the Next Step Transition Center, 229 E. Vaughan Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536.

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