Fred Slade Jr.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Fred R. Slade Jr.
CHESAPEAKE—Fred R. Slade Jr., 80, died Jan. 31, 2009, in Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center.
Mr. Slade was born in Portsmouth, the son of the late Fred R. Slade and Julia Walsh Slade.
He was an independent real estate developer and a member of Saint Paul’s Catholic Church.
He enjoyed playing tennis and was active at the Portsmouth YMCA.
He was the widower of Mary Eleanor Davis Slade since her death in 2005.
Survivors include his two daughters and their husbands, Wendy Slade Mathias and Barry, and Mary Slade Pollock and Cam, all of Chesapeake; four grandchildren, Jordan Mathias, Zoe Mathias, Joel Pollock and Clay Pollock; a sister, Beverly Anderson of Chesapeake; a brother, Leo F. Slade Sr. of Windsor; plus a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today in Meadowbrook Mausoleum Chapel.
Following the entombment, friends may join the family at his daughter’s home, 3324 Meadowbrook Lane, Chesapeake, VA 23321.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Portsmouth or Chesapeake library or to the Portsmouth YMCA.
Foster Funeral Home is assisting the family.