Mr. Earl Kelsey Alexander, Sr. passed away at his home Monday evening with his family by his side. Earl was a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran and was a carpenter by trade. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Custer Alexander; children, Teresa and her husband Brad Emery of Monteage, Earl Alexander Jr. and his wife, Connie of Monteagle, Charles Alexander and his wife, Amanda of Monteagle, Michael Alexander of Monteagle; 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Jean Bennett of Monteagle. A private memorial service is being planned by the Alexander family. Cumberland Funeral Home is handling the cremation services.