Robert "Gene" Sexton (1925-2021)

Editor’s note: Long-time educator Mr. “Gene” Sexton passed away yesterday. Below is an Addison Times article from Dec. 1, 2020, after Mr. Sexton submitted in writing thoughts for my class at Shelbyville High School. Following is his obituary. Mr. Sexton isn’t done educating Shelbyville’s youth. Despite retiring in 1987 after 30 years as the Shelbyville Jr. High School principal, the SHS Hall of Fame member shared advice and memories with family members, who in turn submitted a written document last month for current high school students.

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