He was born Justin Michael King on June 23, 1987, in Cape Girardeau. He and Sara Henley were married Nov. 28, 2009.
Justin was a member of Atkins, Ark., First Free Will Baptist Church. He was a 2005 graduate of Pottsville, Ark., High School. Justin was a wonderful father, husband, son and brother. He will be greatly missed by many.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Cassy Alexander-Osborn; mother, Rhonda Shelton; great-grandparents, Alvin and Mae Holland, Oscar and Tessie Chronister, James Alexander; and grandfather, Ted Rustad.
Survivors include his wife, Sara Alexander; a daughter, Shelby Alexander; a son, Ethan Alexander, all of the home; his parents, James "Buddy" and Marilyn Alexander of Pottsville; five sisters, Amber Garza (Stone) and Heather Wade and husband Eli of Cape Girardeau, Megan Milsaps and husband Aaron, Jessica Curtis and husband Dustin, and Amanda Hall, all of Russellville; three brothers, Daniel, Dustin and Derrick Alexander of Arkansas; four nieces, Haley Stone, Zoe Wade, Taylor Osborn and Sydnie Milsaps; four nephews, Toby Wade, Waylon Henley, Bentley Milsaps and Eli Curtis; his father and mother in-law, Ronnie and Lisa Henley of Perryville, Ark.; a sister-in-law, Senia Henley of Arkansas; grandparents, Peggy and Jay Alexander and Beulah Rustad; and great-grandmother, Theresa Alexander.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Free Will Baptist Church in Atkins. Burial will be in Pisgah Cemetery in Pottsville.
Broussard Funeral Home in Russellville is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Broussard Funeral Home to help cover funeral expenses.
The online obituary and guest book are available at www.broussardfuneral.com.