Alexander (Alex) passed away on Monday 10/26/2020 at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Alex was preceded in death by his parents Charlie and Katharina Geni. He is survived by his wife Sharon of 47 years, their two daughters Saundra (Sandi) Geni and Heidi Lemme with her husband David Lemme. Alex is also survived by six grandchildren, Carlie Murphy, Carrie Murphy, Shelby Stout with her husband Steven, Ryan Murphy, Jacob Lemme, Andres Vasquez Jr. and two great-grandsons, Hunter Stout and Parker Stout.
Alex was born in Darmstadt, West Germany. He came with his parents to the US in 1964 and settled in Baltimore Maryland. Alex attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Baltimore City and went on to take classes at CCBC. In 1973, he married Sharon Ann Hohrein. Alex became a naturalized US citizen in 2010. He lived most of his life in Baltimore Md, spending 5 years in Schuyler Virginia, and the last year in Sachse, Texas.
Alex worked all of his life in the trucking/transportation industry. Starting out as an over the road truck driver, later working his way up to dispatch manager, terminal manager, then operations manager.
Alex was very artistic and creative. He had a gift for drawing. Some of the things he enjoyed in his life were music, dancing, playing golf, playing cards, coaching soccer, going on vacations with family and friends, collecting coins/stamps/sports cards and memorabilia, playing/watching any and all sports, going to sporting events, watching his favorite television series, playing online games, and hosting family and friend gatherings. In his later years he has enjoyed any time he could spend with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He would always attend any school functions and sports events they had.
Alex was the most honest, caring, wise, well-mannered, forgiving, and friendly person you could ever meet. He would be the life of the party at social gatherings and always strived to make you smile or laugh. If you met him, you had a friend. He was a great debater and steadfast to his beliefs. He was sensitive and never afraid to show his emotions. He made everyone feel right at home with his down to earth personality. He will truly be missed and will be forever etched in the memories and hearts of his family and friends.
Alex will be cremated and services will be private.