He was the son of the late Mossie and Seauther Alexander. He graduated from Jones High School in 1962. He earned his BS and MA degrees in Music Education from Tennessee State University and Roosevelt University (Chicago) respectively. Paul retired from the Chicago Public School System in 2006 after 40 years of dedicated service.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Alexander; four stepdaughters, Lisa Vargis (Robert), Patricia Nelson (Kenny), Teresa Simpson (Alex), and Maria Herron (Michael); sisters, Tommie Alexander and Beverly Waller (Robert); aunt, Willie Mai Baxter; nephew, Byron Waller; six stepgrandchildren; and cousins and friends.
The family will receive visitors Saturday, Feb. 2, at Allen Bethel A.M.E. Church, beginning at noon. Funeral service will follow at 1p.m. Interment in Cook Memorial Garden.
Local arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home.