In Memory of



Obituary for Walter Alexis

Walter Joseph Alexis entered into eternal rest on May 6, 2020 at the age of 91. Walter was the second child of ten children. He was born in New Orleans to the late Walter Alexis and Ella Branch Marcelin. Walter received his formal education in New Orleans and later served in the U.S. Army from 1953 -1955. Walter was also a devoted parishioner of The Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church on St. Roch Avenue. Walter leaves to cherish his memory loving wife Betty Lou Alexis of 72 years; seven children Walter (Deborah), Anthony (Linda), Allen (Evette), Michael (Deborah), Sheila Williams (Leon), Nicole Lewis (Byron) and Brian. Sisters Rosemary Prince (Texas), Myrtle Dorsey (New Orleans) and Stella Williams (California). One brother-in-law Clifton Bedney and one sister-in-law Betty Marcelin (California). He is also survived by fifty grand and great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his son Arthur Peter Alexis, six siblings Josephine (McKinney) Lewis, Thelma Marcelin Williams, Alexander Marcelin, Clement Marcelin, Bennett Marcelin and Albert Marcelin. Immediate family members will gather for a private Graveside Service on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, New Orleans, LA.