Austin Alexander, better known as “Tino” and “Bigsoup,” died on Oct. 26, at age 73 years.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Edoxia Alexander; father, Christopher Alexander; sister, Andrina Mastanly; and brother, Emanuel.
Austin is survived by his wife, Hilda Alexander; children: Austin Alexander Jr., Caesar Pacquette, Anduze Alexander, Anthony Alexander and Al Terry Alexander; grandchildren: Austin Alexander III, Terrikia Alexander, Madison Alexander, Anniqua Alexander, Brandon and Michael Duke, Annmarie Alexander and Azeesa Alexander; and step-grandchildren Deontae, Sia, Tony, Charisa, Keston and Zachary.
He is also survived by sisters: Bernadette Alexander, Lucy Alexander, Philipa Alexander, Crescent Esmar and Catherine Alexander-James; brothers: Paul Alexander, Leonard Alexander, Ignatius Boboyee Alexander and Walgreen “Waldron” Alexander; as well as nieces, nephews, in-laws and the extended family too numerous to mention.
The viewing will take place from 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 15, at the Blyden Memorial Chapel in Altona. The funeral service will take place at 9 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 16, at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral.
He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Please follow COVID-19 protocols during the service.