CAMBRIDGE Robert R. Alexander, 54, of Cambridge, passed away Saturday (Dec. 31, 2011) at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.

He was born May 5, 1957, in Coshocton, son of Shirley (Larrison) Alexander and the late James Rankin Alexander.

Mr. Alexander was an associate at Walmart.

He was Methodist by faith.

He is survived by his mother, Shirley Alexander of Coshocton; a son; a daughter; two brothers, Glen Allen Alexander of Canton and Dennis Ray (Melissa) Alexander of Texas; two grandsons; and his good friend and caretaker, Michael McAfee.

Family and friends were invited Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, to the Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Cambridge, for calling hours, where funeral services followed with Pastor Delbert Blair officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Thorn-Black Funeral Homes, Inc.

Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.thornblackfuneralhomes.com.