1932 - 2015 Carl C. Albright, Sr., 83, a fifty-three year resident of Beaumont, passed away on Saturday July 18, 2015 in Beaumont. Carl was born in Baytown, Texas formerly known as Goosecreek on February 19, 1932 to his parents Earl F. Albright and Eleanor A. Foster Albright who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his brother Gordon Albright and granddaughter Rachel Paige Albright. Mr. Albright graduated with the 1950 class of Robert E. Lee High School where he played in the band. After graduation he went to East Texas Baptist College in Marshall, Texas where he continued his love of music by studying all of it's facets. Carl served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict from 1952 to 1954 as a Corporal in the Military Police. Carl had a God-Given talent for writing poetry and also studied and taught handwriting analysis. He had a passion for solving the crossword puzzles every morning from the newspaper. He was a faithful member of Wesley United Methodist Church where he was one the teachers of the Men's Bible Class affectionately known as the Grumpy Old Men's Bible Class and as a young man sang in church quartets. Mr. Albright was a Process Operator for Mobil Chemical and retired from there after thirty years of dedicated service. After retirement he worked as a security officer for various companies throughout the Beaumont area. Surviving Carl is his loving wife of fifty-four years, Mary Albright of Beaumont, three sons, Carl Albright, Jr. and wife Patricia of Paradise, Texas, Earl Albright of Dallas, Kevin Albright and wife Gwynn of Coppell, Texas, two brothers Eddie Albright and wife Betty of Cleveland, Texas, Wayne Albright and wife Esther of Bryan, two sisters, Delores Adams of Livingston, Earlene Dry and husband Aubrey, Sr. of Jasper. Also surviving are ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Monday July 20, 2015 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Beaumont. On Tuesday July 21, 2015, there will be a luncheon provided by Wesley United Methodist Church beginning at 12:00 Noon and afterwards there will be a Memorial Service beginning at 2:00 P.M. at the church with another reception following the service. The burial services will be private. The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude and thanks to Dr. Linda Ray, Dr. Jay Schachner, Dr. Reji John and their staffs, Wendy Terry RN., caregivers, Neoma Robinson, Crystal Robinson, Cynthia Bernard, all the nurses and staff of the second and fourth floors of Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont for their compassionate care to Mr. Albright. Daddy, we will dearly miss you until we meet again.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on July 20, 2015