|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1959|
|Death: ||Apr. 28, 2013|
Note: Parts of this obituary were taken from the official obituary dedicated to the memory of Frank Alexander the day of his Funeral............
Frank was born in the city of Chicago on February 11, 1959 he was raised in the projects he was one of nine siblings......
January 1978 Frank joined the United States Marine Corps and was stationed in Okinawa,Japan during his tenure in the Marines Frank learned about the necessity of being disciplined and detail oriented.
After leaving Japan Frank served his final duty and was stationed in California where he would forever call home but the Marine Corpse was a steppingstone that allowed him to venture into many different directions directions that would help him start his own vitamin business become a personal trainer and in 1986 work as a jailer for the Orange County jail system. Frank spent a total of 11 years in the Marine Corps ups afterwords he became a world class bodybuilder which ended in 1995 with him taking home separate second place in the Mr World bodybuilding championships...
Frank was baptized in 1998 by Pastor Rick Warren .......he went on to form a youth ministry and became a motivational speaker traveling to various states to speak with boys who range in age from 12 to 21.
In 1989 Frank began his exciting journey into the world of body guarding his first job protecting in Iranian prince in 1995.
Frank began his work with Death Row Records were he would become PAC Tupac Shakur's handpicked personal bodyguard it was Tupac that would give Frankie the nickname Big Frank and PAC became close friends. Following Tupac's death he would go on to write "Got Your Back" a book about his experience with the rapper in the last year's of his life.
Frank released three documentaries Tupac Shakur "Before I Wake"...Tupac-Assassination and Tupac: Assassination 2 -reckoning.
Frank was featured on several talk shows including the 700 club, final 24, unsolved mysteries in VH1 behind a crime scene:Tupac, to name a few .......it was Frank's mission to give to the fans an inside look at who Tupac really was and to set the record straight as to what really happened the night of his death he accomplish that goal ........
In later years he continued his work in executive protection as chief of security for celebrities including Manny Pacquiao as well as working countless red carpet for award shows such as the Grammys the American Music awards the BET awards the MTV awards in the Golden Globe awards Frank's faith in God and daily scripture inspired it and touched many lives.
His last daily scripture sent out on April 20, 2013 ended in the following prayer "Father in heaven, thank you for being my deliverer thank you for making me righteous through the blood of Jesus. I trust that you have a good plan for me and you will deliver me out of all difficulties, in Jesus name, Amen
Frank W Alexander will be remembered and truly missed by his family, Friends and Fans..........
Frank Alexander, affectionately known as "Big Frank" was found dead on Sunday April 28, 2013. Frank was a friend of mine from face book. I had read Frank's book he wrote in 1998
"Got your back" about Frank being Tupac Shakur's personal body guard and picked by 2Pac himself. I had also watched several biography's that Frank had also produced, about 2Pac Shakur (being that I am such a huge Tupac fan) I learned allot about Mr. Alexander.
A few years ago while on Face Book, I started to write to people who knew Tupac, I wrote to his friend who was his first manager she wrote very briefly back. I also wrote to his mother, who I never heard back from, I wrote to a couple of the member's in his band "The Outlaws" who also never responded, however, when I wrote to Frank Alexander Tupac's very good friend and personal body guard, Frank wrote me back instantly. I was so happy to talk with him. Frank was a very kind Man, a Profound Christian and loved Jesus very much.
Frank joined the U.S.M.C. when he was 18, and he told me the Marine's made him into a Man, he was quite fond of the U.S. Marine's we talked allot about the Marine Corp because my only Son is also a active duty Marine.
After Frank was in the Marine Corp, he was a body builder for quite a while, he started working as a body guard for various music Companies, he was a body guard for Death Rowe Records, where he first met Snoop Dog, and Dr. Drey, then Pac joined the Rowe, they became friends instantly.
Tupac had got to see first hand what a excellent body guard Frank was, and he let it be known that he wanted Big Frank to be his personal body guard, Frank and Tupac were very close friends. Frank never seemed to fully get over the tragic killing of Legendary Tupac Shakur who was gunned down in Las Vegas, NV on Sept. 13, 1996, he stayed active in trying to solve the mystery of who killed 2Pac until his death. Frank was found dead with a single gunshot to his head, allot of speculations some say suicide, other's disagree because he was so full of life and had a grandchild on the way, some say it was an accident caused by cleaning his gun. It has just recently been revealed that it was a suicide. I was in shock when I heard the news we had just talked a week before. Frank had a huge heart he was so much like Tupac, a terrible tragedy in both cases.
For further information please google "you tube" and "Wiki" allot out there on Frank Alexander
"One God, One Love"~~Frank Alexander
"Just Think Of All The People Who You Knew In The Past
That Passed On..They In Heaven Found Peace At Last" ~~2Pac
SSGT US MARINE CORPS
Riverside National Cemetery
Plot: Sec 59A, 59
Maintained by: Rest In Love
Originally Created by: Khopper
Record added: Jul 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114013155
Added: Jun. 12, 2017
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4/28/13......keep guard Frankie..... Youare loved and will never be forgotten 🌹🇺🇸🌹|
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