Paul A. Alexanderson III, 69, passed away August 16, 2018, surrounded by his family and friends. Born February 11, 1949, in Marshfield, he was the son of Paul A. Jr. and Ailsa (Shepherd) Alexanderson. Paul grew up in Marshfield and lived in Hadley for over 30 years. For the past 2 years, Paul and his wife Kim have lived in Belchertown. Paul had various jobs and for many years worked as a craftsman for Kohl's Construction in Hadley. He also served on the Conservation Board in Hadley. Paul was an avid skier, loved auto racing, watching car shows and working on endless house projects. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 27 years, Kim Renier; along with his daughter, April Alexanderson of Spring, Texas. Paul also leaves 2 grandchildren, Braden and Alex; as well as siblings, Jon and Steven Alexanderson, both of Marshfield. A celebration of Paul's life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m. at the Beers & Story South Hadley Funeral Home. Kindly gather between 10:30-11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers and in his remembrance, the family asks to plant a tree. For details, please visit www.beersandstory.com .