Local Marine laid to rest

By: KXII Staff
By: KXII Staff

DENISON -- A local Marine who was killed in a motorcycle accident in Fairfax, Virginia, last week was laid to rest in Denison on Monday. Family and friends held funeral services for Lance Corporal Alex C. Morales, 20.

Morales was born in Sherman and graduated from Denison High School in 2005.

He was buried in Cedarlawn Cemetery.

According to The Washington Post, Morales was riding his motorcycle in the Mason Neck area of Fairfax at a high speed when he slammed into the passenger side of a car attempting to turn left. The driver of the car suffered minor injuries.

Morales was pronounced dead at the scene.


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  • by kristin on Aug 13, 2007 at 06:34 PM
    alex baby! you are still in our hearts and right here by our side. you were one of the most pure hearted guys i've met. and to you alex, thanks for everything. we will miss you so much and don't worry honey, we'll all be celebrating your 21st next month!
  • by Christa S. Location: Benbrook on Aug 13, 2007 at 02:06 PM
    Alex was such a great guy. He will never be forgotten. Words can't express how much he'll be missed. We Love You Alex! You'll forever Be In Our Hearts!
  • by Amanda V Location: Denison on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:49 AM
    Alex will be missed so much. He was so amazing, and one of the best friends I could have ever asked for.
  • by Dennis Location: Sherman on Aug 12, 2007 at 03:30 PM
    When GOD calls you its time to go , no matter where you are.
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