Fred Albert Hand

Fred Albert Hand died on May 28, 2020, in Falls Church, Virginia. He lived in Round Hill for more than 40 years of his life with his wife Joan Hand. Fred was born on October 19, 1935, in Muir, Pennsylvania, the son of Blanche Hand and Albert Hand. Fred was one of five children, including the late Jay Hand. He is survived by siblings, Anna Fritsch, Roger Hand and Phyllis Raudenbush. Fred has three children, Susan Manning, Scott Hand and Mark Hand; two grandchildren, Morgan Hand and Marshall Hand; and two daughters-in-law, Danica Hand and Nancy Ryan. Fred served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in South Korea from 1955 to 1956, serving as a military police officer. In 1958, Fred joined the Central Intelligence Agency where he worked for the next 30 years. In 1976, Fred and his family moved to Round Hill, Virginia, where he lived for 40 years. Fred spent much of his free time volunteering. He was a long-time member of the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County and the Purcellville Lions Club, including serving as president. Fred spent several years volunteering at the State Arboretum of Virginia in Clarke County. He also worked as a volunteer at the polls for many election cycles in Loudoun County. Baseball was Fred’s favorite sport. He played in work baseball leagues in the 1960s. When baseball returned to Washington in 2005, Fred became an avid Na-tionals fan. He went to dozens of games over the years. Fred was thrilled beyond words when the Nats won the World Series in 2019. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributing to Foundation of the State Arboretum (, where Fred volunteered.

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