Shad Alexander
October 02, 1971 - May 10, 2019
Birthplace: Red Oak, Iowa
Resided In: Elliott, Iowa

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Shad Alexander, age 47, of Elliott, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at his home after an extended illness. Shad was born October 2, 1971 in Red Oak, Iowa. He was the son of Leroy and Elaine Alexander. He was raised in Elliott and graduated from Griswold High School. Over the years he worked at Wyman Ford, Larry’s Welding, D & L, White House Lawns and Eveready Battery Co. Shad had a passion for cars, motorcycles, and really anything that would go fast. He was a great mechanic and was always tinkering on his cars. He also loved model cars and putting them together.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather: Ed Athey. Survivors include his parents: Elaine Alexander of Elliott, IA and Leroy Alexander and wife Jerri of Rogers, AR; brother: Heath Alexander and wife Angie of Clarinda, IA; half-brothers: Adam Ray Gonzales and Joel Lee Gibson of Shenandoah, IA; half-sister: Jenifer Alvarado of Shenandoah, IA; step sisters: Kristina Mkhize of Fayetteville, AR, Laura Lewis of Noel, MO, and Megan Lewis of Rogers, AR; grandmother: Rose Wilson of Elliott, IA; aunts: Laura Weston and husband George of Elliott, IA and Ada Wilson of Elliott, IA; uncle: Mike Wilson of Griswold, IA; many nieces and nephews; special friend: Leta Rush of Elliott, IA and other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with cremation services.


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