Gene Alexander Death – Cause of Death: Former Benton principal, Gene Alexander “Mr. Aofhas passed away.
“The community has lost such a great man. He was an educator in the truest sense of the word,” Central Junior High School community mourns the loss of prominent educatror. “He helped generations of students to become better citizens and people.”
His cause of death was not disclosed.
“He was a mainstay that we could look up to and depend on. He never once gave of himself for personal notoriety. He simply helped lead others because it was his calling and the right thing to do. Mr. A has been a role model to us all.”
Timothy Purdie remembers, “Mr. A” as ‘the most kind soul’, “He was my 4th grade teacher & Principle. I saw him a few years ago & he remembered my name from back in the 4th grade. I was soo happy to help him as he helped EVERYONE his entire life.”
Funeral arrangements are yet to be made.