John Calvin “Big John” Alexis, passed with peace and grace on June 10, 2020 at the age of 80 at Riverbend Nursing Home Facility in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. He was born August 27, 1939, to the late Charles R. Alexis and Julia Sylve Alexis. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret Frances Solet Alexis. Loving father of Dena Solet Phillips and father in-law of Troy Phillips, Sr. Grandfather of Edward Solet (Misty), Troy Phillips, Jr., Ross Phillips (Rohonna) and Kelli Polk (Louis). Great-Grandfather of Madison Solet, Trebor Fabiano, Bryon Solet, Al ’Leigh Encalade, Gabrielle Polk, Brianna Solet, Malaysia Phillips, Garry Polk, III, and Xania Phillips. Brother of Douglas Alexis (Pamela) and Peter Alexis (Rose Ann) his sister in-law Alma Alexis and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Charles Alexis, Paul Alexis, Robert Alexis, Joseph Alexis, his sisters; Martiana Alexis Sylve, Emma Alexis and Rita Alexis.
Family and friends are invited to a viewing at Robinson Family Funeral Home in Belle Chasse on Monday, June 15, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Also, a viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Port Sulphur Louisiana, followed by a mass of Christian burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 while attending the services, please wear a mask when entering the funeral home, the church and at the burial site.
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