Walter E. "Gene" Albright

November 14, 1931May 2, 2013

Walter E. "Gene" Albright, 81 entered into eternal life on May 2, 2013 in Houston, Texas. Walter was born on November 14, 1931 to James Louis Albright, Sr. and Mary Ray Albright in Duncanville, Alabama. Walter worked for Pan American Airways for 17 years and Sante Fe Southern Railway, formerly Southern Pacific where he worked for 26 years until his retirement. He was a member of Northwest Baptist Church and United Transportation Union. Walter served as a Radioman Second Class in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. Walter is reunited with his parents; brothers, James Louis Albright, Jr., Archie H. Albright and Charles W. Albright; sisters, Mary Etta Coker, Imogene Harley and Gwendolyn Albright; father-in-law, Kenneth Kaar Potter; mother-in-law, Myrtle B. Potter and sister-in-law, Kaarlene Fitzsimmons. Walter is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marie Albright; children, Malynda Albright (Everett Tannert), Charlotte Albright (Randy Diemert) and Glenda Albright (Victor Todaro); grandchildren, Amber and Amanda Diemert, Adam and Aaron Tannert and Anthony Todaro; sister, Betty House (Joe); sister-in-law, Gloria Albright and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. Visitation with Walter will be Monday, May 6, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Pat H. Foley & Company. A Graveside Celebration of Walter’s life will be Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, Texas 77023. In lieu of floral tributes, memorial donations may be made in honor of Walter E. “Gene” Albright to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Special thanks to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital and the Cardiovascular ICU and ER Units.


  • Visitation with Walter Monday, May 6, 2013
  • Graveside Celebration of Walter's Life Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Walter E. "Gene" Albright

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Ashton Harley

July 30, 2013

Love you Uncle Gene. Im so sorry I didn't get to make it but you will always be in my heart.


May 6, 2013

To have lived such a full life is not something many can say doing. While I did not know Mr. Albright, he seemed to have been truly loved. May the God of tender mercies bring you comfort at this difficult time.

D. Holder

May 6, 2013

My condolences to the Albright family. May God comfort you during this time.

May 4, 2013

Aunt Marie, Malynda, Charlotte and Glenda,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this time. I am sorry for your loss but comforted to know he is in a better place.
Mike and Kathy Williams

Pete & Teri Murphy

May 3, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at the loss of Gene, your Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and friend. He was so sweet & friendly to everyone and joy to be around. Although he will be greatly missed, may your memories of him and your times together lighten your hearts during this time of grief. We can rejoice at the thought of him being reunited with all his loved ones who were there to greet him upon his arrival in heaven. Sincerely, Pete & Teri Murphy, Nancy Schoolcraft & Family

The Staff of Pat H. Foley & Company

May 3, 2013

Please Accept Our Most Sincere Condolences.