Angus Sinex Passes Away

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Angus Sinex, an integral part of the entertainment community, passed away on June 8 at the Southaven, MS DeSoto Civic Center., as a result of an accident in a load out. He was 45. “We are deeply saddened by Angus’s passing. He was a dear friend, colleague and partner. Words are beyond inadequate to express this loss,� said friend and colleague Gregory Cohen. “Angus was a dedicated father and husband; it was impossible to work with him without realizing how much he cared about his family. He was a world class electrician and a friend to be treasured.� Sinex was a renowned production electrician who has worked on high profile corporate events, television productions and concerts for over two decades. Sinex served as a lighting designer and electrician for on many of our industry’s largest productions. For those close to Sinex, a site was created (

) where friends and loved ones can share their memories of him. Survivors include his wife, Ginger Sinex; beloved children, Trista Lee and Shawnee Nicole; sister, Debbie Webb, New Albany; nephews, Derek and Jordan Webb, both of New Albany; mother, Carolyn Carter, St. Petersburg, Fla.; mother and father-in-law, Connie and Mike Zellars, Franklin; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends all over the U.S. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the family, Ginger Sinex, P.O. Box 3233, Clarksville, 47129.



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