A native of Baton Rouge and resident of Monroe, he passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in Lansing, Mich. He was 51 and worked as a General Contractor. Visiting at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Rd., on Friday, July 26, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. A graveside service will take place Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 2 p.m. at St. John Baptist Church Cemetery in Clinton. Survivors include his father, Joseph H. Alex, Jr. of Monroe. Preceded in death by his mother, Florence Dunn Alex; grandparents, Joseph, Sr. and Estelle Alex, and Lizzie Dunn. He was a 1979 graduate of Capitol High School and a former student at Grambling State University. Arrangements by Winnfield Funeral Home.