Silas ‘Siman Baby” Alexander III has been reportedly dead. 58 year old Silas who is Atlanta Radio Legend was reported to have died from stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
The post read; “After a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, we feel at peace knowing that he can rest now.”
Recall that Silas “Siman Baby” Alexander III had announced that he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer back in September while celebrating his 58th birthday.
He also launched a podcast with radio veteran Gary Mitchell, his cousin, who was at the time fighting cancer, but passed away in December 2021.
Tributes poured into Twitter for Silas “Siman Baby” Alexander III on Wednesday. See a few
— City of Atlanta, GA (@CityofAtlanta) City of Atlanta mourns the loss of beloved DJ and radio veteran, Silas “SiMan Baby” Alexander, III. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.
Simply a #radio legend who made the world a better place. Silas “#SiMan Baby” Alexander III paved the way for so many, including myself. Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers as they go through this difficult transition. #RIP #RestInPower #King #Atlanta pic.twitter.com/44bDo8lgC8
— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) March 2, 2022 Silas was one of the first people I met when I moved to Atlanta. Throughout the years, he would check in on me to praise my career or to say hello. Rest easy, my friend. #RestInPeace #SiMan ??????? pic.twitter.com/0AuJTANe9m
It is no news that Pancreatic cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer in the US, and Only about 8.5% of patients survive five years after they have been with it.
Rest in pease Silas.