Mr. Alexander V. Cartwright, 90, of Hoopeston passed away October 30, 2019.
Alex retired from the United States Navy after 20 years of service. Having served in WWII Company 13, 48th - Battalion Great Lakes Naval Station and numerous duty stations USS Steinaker, USS Weiss, USS Midway, USS Sierra, USS Norfolk and USS Oklahoma. He was also active member of VFW Post #4826.
He is survived by his loving wife Shigeko Cartwright: his son Tim L. Cartwright, Sr. (Jody) of Richmond, VA; daughter Tammie A. Greene (David) of Norfolk, VA; daughter in law Jane Cartwright of Myersville , MD; grandsons Tim L. Cartwright, Jr. (Kristen) of Richmond, VA, Christian Cartwright and Patrick Cartwright (Wendy) of Maryland; granddaughter Lauren K. Cartwright of Norfolk, VA; and five great-grandchildren Bradford Wilkins, Alayna Cartwright, Hadley Slayton, Adalyn Cartwright and Madison Cartwright.
Alex was preceded in death by his son Alex V. Cartwright and his granddaughter Courtney Cartwright.
A Celebration of Alex Cartwright’s Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2019, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery, with full military honors conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384.
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