ALBRIGHT, Robert E. Passed away on Saturday, the 30th of June 2012 at the age of 88. Mr. Albright, the son of Menzing Muhr Albright and Mattie Lou Puckett Albright, was born on the 30th of July 1923. He faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army and was a Bronze Star recipient. He spent the majority of his career working for International Harvester as a Test Engineer until retirement when he turned his focus to that of caring for his family. He will be remembered by those whom he loved and those who loved him as having a servant's heart. He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Marie Albright. He leaves behind two daughters, Anne Foster and Becky (Galen) Foster; six grandchildren, Deena (Shaye) Turner, Jay (Leah) Foster, Jeff Foster, Lisa Fox, Ann-Marie (Lance) Black, and Katie (Landon) Small; and nine great grandchildren, Bryce Turner, Hayden Turner, Levi Foster, Sadie Foster, Hunter Woosley, Grant Woosley, Elijah Fox, Jonah Black, Gavin Black and Carson Small. A Celebration of Life service will be held at three o'clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, the 3rd of July 2012 with Bro. Ed Slayton officiating. Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family beginning at one o'clock Tuesday afternoon up until the time of service. Entombment to follow at Woodlawn's Cross Mausoleum. Honored to serve as Casketbearers are, Galen Foster, Jay Foster, Jeff Foster, Lance Black, Shaye Turner and Landon Small. Those serving as Honorary Casketbearers to include the great-grandsons. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family request with gratitude that memorial contributions in Mr. Albright's name be directed to Avalon Hospice, 2525 Perimeter Place, Nashville, TN 37214.
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Published in The Tennessean on July 2, 2012