Mr. McAlister died following a long illness at 8:36 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011 at his home.
He was born August 28, 1947 in Caldwell County to the late A. J. McAlister and Darlis Hester McAlister.
Mr. McAlister was a retired mechanic employed by Ebonite of Hopkinsville. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Joe Carrol McAlister.
He is survived by his wife Bonnie Skinner McAlister of Caldwell County; two brothers, Charles McAlister of Princeton and James McAlister of Dawson Springs; one son Jack McAlister, Jr. (and wife Becky) of Princeton; one daughter, Sandy McAlister Adams (and husband Kenny) of Cerulean; three grandchildren, Jaclyn Vickrey, Alex McAlister and Colton McAlister; and three step-grandchildren, Barry Adams, Christian Adams and Sarah Velazquez.