Alexander Shuby Borisov,
Alexander Shuby Borisov,
  • November 10, 1953 - October 10, 2017
  • Chatham, Illinois

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.Chatham, IL-Alexander "Alex", "Shuby", Borisov, Jr., 63, of Chatham, passed away at his home, at 1:36 am Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.
He was born in Chicago, Nov. 10, 1953 the son of Alexander and Teresa (Liptak) Borisov Sr. His father, and an infant son, Thomas preceded him in death.
Alex married Michelle Schmuck in Springfield, June 5, 1982 and she survives. He is also survived by his children: Alexander (Chelsea) Borisov III, of Chatham, IL, Matthew and Joseph Borisov, both of Chicago, and Rachel Borisov of Chatham, IL, his mother, Teresa Borisov of Girard, IL, two brothers, George Borisov of Wisconsin and Dan Borisov of Olathe, KS.
A professional musician, Alex was a member of various bands throughout his life, including Picture This, Paula and the Pontiacs, Cicero Slim & the World War III Blues Band, and most recently Harmony Deep. He was well known at "open mic night" at the Curve Inn where he would often perform and accompany his daughter.
In addition to his passion for music, Alex also achieved a successful career in sales. He worked for various companies, both large and small. In the past few months, he joined the staff of Bisch Funeral Homes as a family service counselor, assisting families with aftercare and advance planning.
Alex was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Chatham. He found great joy sharing his musical talents playing guitar with the worship team there.
Visitation: The Borisov family will receive family and friends from 4-7 pm Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 and from 9 am until 9:45 am Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church 700 E. Spruce, Chatham, IL 62629
Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at the church with Rev. Allen Kemme officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Pawnee, IL.
All are invited to a celebration of Alex's musical life during Open Mic Night at the Curve Inn from 6-10 pm Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Memorials are suggested to The American Heart Association or the Central Illinois Blues Club.
Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.
Bisch and Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the Borisov family. 217-544-5424