Writer: Neil Gentleman Hobbs
Date:Monday March 15 2010
Though Lincoln Grimsby, Macclesfield, Bury, Peterborough and football as a whole share a huge loss Vital Lincoln would like to send our condolences on behalf of our memebers to Keith`s wife Helen and his family, who we must remember need to grieve.
That is not to say we cannot play our part, for today is the day we bury a truly great Imp.
There has been respectful silence as the Vital front Page adhered to a two day period of reflection and mourning over the weekend. On Saturday Macclesfield released 53 white doves in the centre circle celebrating his life prior to the 2-0 relegation staving win he would have wanted over former club Bury. Keith was a football man from the cradle to the grave. Acting manager, friend and broken hearted surviving half of a truly inspiring managerial double act, Gary Simpson is suitably the leading Pall bearer today.
For those who cannot be at the Cathedral at 2 p.m, in the Magna Carta from midday or in the crowd of well wishers, but wish in some way to participate via the Funeral thread please click HERE
For those wishing to reread our obituary to Keith please click HERE
For Those who wish to add to the condolences thread click HERE
Or for those who wish to share a memory please click HERE
The Macclesfield Town Fanzine - Wraggs To Riches 44 page Tribute edition @ £2 with all proceeds donated to the Sacred Sports Foundation is HERE
Finally this from Irishmarie, for the sentiments truly encapsulate and literally spell out what Keith Stands for.
KEITH ALEXANDER K=Knowledgeable, kind heart and always on the ball E=Earnest, encouraging the big man who always walked tall I=Influential, individual someone who was always fair T=Tenacious, truly talented which you love to share H=Humorous, honestly humble taking things on the chin come what may Keith Alexander Rest In Peace to the legend you have become today
Date:Monday March 15 2010
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