Paul John Albright Eaton Rapids Went to be with the Lord, November 14, 2013. Paul was born in Dearborn, MI, September 1, 1930, the son of Raymond and Frances (Grayheck) Albright. He served in the U.S. Army as a fire fighter at Ft. Benning, GA during peace time after the Korean War. Paul was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. When he was younger, he worked with his dad at their mink farm. Paul was a fire fighter, public safety director and loss prevention inspector in Plymouth Twp. Paul was the manager of product development and advertising for Michigan Millers and also worked for the Eaton Rapids Twp fire dept. He enjoyed camping and was always doing for others. Next to serving the Lord, the love of his family was very special to him. He will be sorely missed by his family and the community. He is survived by his wife, Gwen Albright of Eaton Rapids; sons, Christopher (Patricia) Albright of Lansing, Duane Albright of Laingsburg; daughters, Karen (Don) Meyers of Portland, LeAnn Albright of Eaton Rapids, Carol (Phillip) Hicks of Ceresco; 15 grandchildren; brother, Rev. Raymond Albright of Detroit. Paul was preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law, Kathy Albright. A Mass of Christian burial will be 11 am Saturday, November 16, 2013 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 515 E. Knight St. Eaton Rapids, with Fr. Bennett Constantine celebrating. Interment will follow at Munger Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Shelly-Odell Funeral Home, 518 S. Main St. with a rosary prayed at 7 pm. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Peter Catholic Church or Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 S. Cochran Rd. Charlotte, MI 48813. Please visit our website to place online condolences or to sign the guest register, www.shellyodell.com.
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Shelly-Odell Funeral Home - Eaton Rapids
518 S. Main St. Eaton Rapids, MI 48827
Published in Lansing State Journal on Nov. 15, 2013