Alexander “Alec” V. Girman, 22, of Durham, passed away at his home on October 20, 2021. He is the son of Thomas Paul and Cynthia Johnson Girman. Alec was born in Slavsk, near Kaliningrad, Russia, on June 21,1999. He was adopted by his parents on February 14, 2000 and became a US citizen. He graduated Chapel Hill High School in 2017.
Alec loved technology and his passion and profession was computer programming or ‘coding’. He enjoyed video games, cold weather, spending time with his cat Chico and the classic American meal of cheeseburgers, fries and coca cola..
Other than his parents, Alec is survived by his sister, Vera K Girman. Alec is also survived by his grandmother Nancy M Johnson, aunt Kathryn Arritt (husband Ken), uncle Stephen Johnson, uncle Michael Girman (wife Carol), and cousins Meredith McDowell (Aaron), Reid Arritt (Devin), Andrew Girman (Floencia), Julia Girman, Cathy Jordan (Damien), John Evans (wife Nurisel Nuňoz). Alec was preceded in death by grandparents, Willis G Johnson, Michael Girman and Margaret Girman.
A memorial service will be held at Walker’s Funeral Home of Chapel Hill at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 30, 2021, with family receiving friends from 1:00 – 2:00 pm prior.