October 4, 1989 - January 19, 2011
Petty Officer Alexander Ryan Singh Petty Officer Alexander Ryan Singh, of Hephzibah, died on Wednesday, January 19, 2011. He was 21 years old. Alex’s family will receive friends on Thursday, January 27, 2011 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at The Poteet Funeral Home, 3465 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta. The memorial service will be conducted on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 11:00 am from Good Shepherd Chapel at Ft. Gordon. Committal services will be held at a later date at Santa Barbara Memorial Park Cemetery in Santa Barbara, California. Alex is survived by his parents, Doug and Jennifer Singh, of Knoxville, Tennessee, his brother, Adam Singh, of Knoxville; his great-grandfather, Clarence Matthews, of Indian Wells, California; his grandparents, Gil and Susan Rosas, of Oxnard, California, Paul and Norma Logan, of Fresno, California, and Tony Roach, of Reno, Nevada; his great-aunt and uncle, Albert and Belva Quattrin, of Kingsburg, California; many more beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Annie and Roy Quattrin; his grandfather, Mohan Singh. Alex attended Catholic schools, including San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fesno, California. In 2007, he was an honor graduate from Bishop Manogue High School in Reno, Nevada. During high school, Alex ran cross-country, was a member of the swim team, the French Club, and earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Alex was an accomplished piano player, having taken lessons for more than ten years. At age seventeen, Alex enlisted in the United States Navy. CTI2 Alexander Singh was a valuable member of the Navy Information Operations Command Georgia (NAVIOCOM GA) family. He reported to NAVIOCOM GA in January 2009 following initial training at the Defense Language Institute where he graduated with a 94% GPA. He continued his training at NAVIOCOM GA in an advanced program, graduating 2nd in his class with a 96.6% GPA. Petty Officer Singh's tenacity and drive were immediately apparent upon reporting to his work center, resulting in his accelerated qualification as a Shift Lead Operator ahead of many of his peers. Alex was a physical training mentor. He was a scary movie buff. He enjoyed karaoke, especially singing with his friends. Alex rarely had an unkind word to say to anyone. He was always glad to help his fellow shipmates and friends with whatever they needed. His family will always remember him as a loving son and brother. He was a friend to many people who will never forget the impact he had on their lives’. He was a sensitive soul. For memorials, the family suggests Navy Charity: Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society, www.nmcrs.org The Poteet Funeral Home, 3465 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta, 706.798.8886 is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Petty Officer Alexander Ryan Singh Petty Officer Alexander Ryan Singh, of Hephzibah, died on Wednesday, January 19, 2011. He was 21 years old. Alex’s family will receive friends on Thursday, January 27, 2011 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at The... View Obituary & Service Information
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