Funeral services for Andrew Alexander Xifos Sr. were held Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 at 3 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Chapel in Minden with the Rev. Ronnie Whitlock officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family received friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday prior to the service.
Alex was born Nov. 27, 1964 in Daytona Beach, Florida and entered into rest Nov. 9, 2016 in Shreveport. He was the Senior Project Manager with Caddo Parish School Board.
He was preceded in death by his mother Carrie Lee Hart Brown, father Gus Xifos, mother-in-law Rethea G. Whitlock, sister Larissa Xifos Kea, grandparents Austin and Sally Hart and Andrew and Elaine Xifos.
He is survived by his wife Debora Whitlock Xifos of Minden, sons Andrew A. Xifos Jr. (Courtney) of Alexandria, Virginia; Kristopher Kent Xifos (Layne) of Brookhaven, Mississippi; daughter Morgan Xifos Acapulco (John) of San Diego, California; sister Dena Xifos Smart (Robert) of Sibley; brother Billy Brown of Minden; grandchildren Alexandra Xifos, Penelope Acapulco, and Aaryn McKinley Xifos; father-in-law Ronnie Whitlock (Diane), sister-in-law Mandy Barksdale (Wayne), brothers-in-law Mike Whitlock (Greta) Jeff Whitlock (Kim), Phillip Whitlock (Jennifer), and Bobby Kea and numerous nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.
Pallbearers were Jeff Whitlock, Phillip Whitlock, Billy Brown, Robert Smart, Wayne Barksdale and Chris Lindgren.