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James Albright Jr.

1944 - 2020
James Albright Jr. Obituary
Mr. James "Jim" Albright, Jr., 75, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 after a brief illness. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday at 11 AM in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel, Greenville. Jim was a native of Alamance County, in the Hawfields' Community. After high school he attended Appalachian State Teachers College where he received a degree in Political Science and also attended Longwood College where he received his Master's Degree in Supervision. He taught at Halifax County High School in South Boston, Virginia before teaching in the Durham County schools, followed by being a Vocational Coordinator of Nash-Rocky Mount Schools, retiring as I.T. Coordinator. He attended several area churches. Jim was an avid Duke Basketball fan and more recently an NC State Baseball fan. He also enjoyed reading, technology, and spending time at the beach. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, James and Faye Albright. He is survived by his: wife, Ida, of 27 years; son, Jamie Albright (Traci); daughter, Brandi Albright; grandsons, Jake Albright and Nick Albright, all of Midlothian, VA; brother, Boyce Albright of Mebane, NC; sister, Eva Covington (Fenton) of Mebane, NC; and many special nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, PO Box 30452, Greenville, NC 27833 or a favorite . Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences at: www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com
Published in Virginia Gazette on Feb. 26, 2020
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