Fred B. Alexander Jr. (62) departed this life on Sunday, October 31, 2010, at his home, in North Potomac, Maryland, after a long battle with cancer.
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Fred was the only child of Fred B. Alexander, Sr. and Clara Joubert Alexander, of Alexandria, both of whom preceded him in death.
A native of Alexandria, Fred attended Alexandria Public Schools and graduated from Peabody High School. He continued his education at Louisiana State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a concentration in Russian Studies in 1970. A ROTC commissioned officer and Distinguished Military Graduate, Fred served in the United States Army for five years, achieving an honorable discharge in JUNE 1975.
Fred entered the financial services marketplace in 1975 with The Travelers. During the next twenty years, he enjoyed progressive career growth. During his tenure with The Travelers, he recruited and trained new life agents, as well as experienced Brokerage General Agents. In 1995 Fred joined Salomon Smith Barney where he served as an Estate Planning and Insurance Specialist, providing estate plans and speaking at client seminars. At the pinnacle of his career Fred retired as the National Sales Director, Institution Distribution Group at Protective Life, December 2009.
Survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Joyce Toles Alexander; one son, Chad Alexander, one daughter-in- law Rosemary Abbasi Alexander, both of Washington, D.C., two sisters-in-law, Patricia Toles, Baton Rouge, and Gwen Green, Inglewood, California; three brothers-in-law Howard Louis, Baton Rouge, Keith Green, Inglewood, California; and Clifford Toles, Oakland, California as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral and interment will take place in Gaithersburg, Maryland where Fred and his family have resided more than 35 years.
Memorial donations may be designated in Fred's memory to The
Published in The Town Talk from Nov. 4 to Nov. 5, 2010