In Memory of Robert A. Alexander, Jr.
Robert (Bob) Arthur Alexander, Jr., of Chattanooga, FSA 1978, passed away January 29, 2015 at his home. He was 72.
Bob grew up and attended schools in Southern California. He graduated in 1964 from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA with a B.S. in math and went on to work at Transamerica Occidental Life insurance Company where he studied to become an actuary. A job transfer brought him to Chattanooga where he worked for Provident Life and eventually retired from Cigna in 2000.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Robert A. Alexander and Mary Leslie Hemler Alexander.
Bob was an active member of Tyner United Methodist Church for many years, serving as Treasurer and a delegate to the Holston Annual Conference. He was active in the Chickamauga Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America, enjoying driving his 1950 Pontiac and going on outings with the club. He was also a longtime volunteer for AARP’s Tax-Aide program and served as District Coordinator for the Chattanooga District, overseeing tax preparation in a five-county area.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Carolyn, his daughter Karen (Jack) Wheeler of East Ridge, Tennessee and his brother Bill (Catherine) of Bayside, California.
Memorial contributions may be given to Tyner United Methodist Church, 6805 Standifer Gap Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421 or Avalon Hospice, 7675 Hamilton Park Place, Chattanooga, TN 37421.