Date of Report: November 14, 2006
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|600 North Centennial Street
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Item 5.02(b) Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Mr. J. Terry Moran, a director of Gentex Corporation, died tragically on November 12, 2006, in an automobile accident. The Board of Directors has made no decision at the current time as to whether or not the resulting vacancy on the Gentex Corporation Board of Directors will be filled.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: November 14, 2006||GENTEX CORPORATION
By: /s/ Fred T. Bauer
Fred T. Bauer
Chairman of the Board and
Chief Executive Officer