Theodore Eugene “Gene” Alexander, age 74, of Petersburg, WV passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. He was born on December 18, 1944 in Petersburg, WV and was a son of the late Theodore Harrison Alexander and Anna Marie (Whetzel) Alexander Bennett. In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jane Lough.
Gene is survived by his wife, Marlene (Borror) Heavener Alexander; one son, David Alexander and wife Julie of Moorefield, WV; two step sons, Bradley Heavener and wife Theda of Purgitsville, WV and Eric Lee Heavener and wife Lisa of Sinks Grove, WV; two daughters, Angela Dawson and husband Steve of Moorefield, WV and Vickie Mace and husband Thurman of Moorefield, WV; six grandchildren. Brandon Weese, Corinne Weese, Connor Fahey, Emily Fahey, Matthew Heavener and Sean Fahey; two great granddaughters, Arayah Weese and Piper Wariner and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gene retired from construction work and was a used car salesman. He owned and operated Gene’s Used Auto in Petersburg, WV. He was a member of South Mill Creek Church of the Brethren.
Family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Saturday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral Service will follow at 7:00 PM with Pastor John Vetter officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to West Virginia University Children’s Hospital, One Medical Center Drive, Suncrest Center (Suite 350) Morgantown, WV 26505.