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Michael James Alexy

Fayetteville, AR, 1941 - 2022

Michael James Alexy, age 80, of Fayetteville, Ark., is no longer above ground. He was born October 10, 1941, and passed away at home on September 15, 2022. He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Debbie; his sister Dale; and the Morgan family.
Mike's story: I came here from California 50 years ago part of the Hippy Back to the Earth Invasion, lived on a commune then moved to Fayetteville and opened up a head shop called the JOINT ,later opened a Sativa Record store on Dickson Street. Later on, I worked as an executive headhunter then retired as Sales Manager for DAA Distributing in 2009.
My hobbies include scuba, snorkeling, photography, golf, Razorbacks, rock and mineral collecting, reading, 45-year-old poker game with the guys, and a passion for music becoming AGENT EXTRPRDONAIRE, culminating for several labor of love concerts. First was a Jerry Lee Lewis concert at the Rink in 1986, but he owed the IRS taking my money at the door. In 1989, I put together a Windy Austin and Cate Bros. concert for the last Texas/Arkansas SWC game. Around 2001 I became the Director of Music for the first three BBB-Q's Motorcycle Rally of which they still use my original template. I produced and booked 18 different bands for three nights and put together stage, sound and lights, stage manager and MC. After three years of Godzilla growth, I passed my baton to the next volunteer while also producing the award winning "The Rubber Chicken Show" at the local CAT TV Studios. The show featured a variety of local bands and artists along with discussions and interviews of community leaders. About five years ago i put together a "benefit for the Buffalo River" defense fund with five local bands including the Cate Bros. at George's and raised $9,000 this year after getting the "six months to live" news I cobbled together "Alexy's Last Gig" benefit raising $3500 for the Root's Fest, a local musician's food distribution program.
All in all, I have had a good life, and I hope I live in people's mind as being an all-around "good dude." Adios Muchachos!
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Published September 28, 2022

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