NASHVILLE -- R.C. Alexander, founder of Alexander Automotive Group, died Dec. 16. He was 80.
Alexander started with a Ford dealership in Franklin, Tenn., in 1961. The group now has 18 dealerships, mostly in middle Tennessee. It sells Ford, Lincoln, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, GMC, Toyota, Nissan, Infiniti, Hyundai and Mazda vehicles.
Alexander's sons will now run the dealership group — Barry Alexander as CEO, Don Alexander as COO.