OBITUARY

William Ray Albright

April 12, 1939April 1, 2010

WILLIAM R. ALBRIGHT 1939 - 2010 LIZELLA – William R. Albright, 70, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2010 in a local hospital after an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Brad Marchman will officiate. The family will meet friends from 6 – 9 p.m. Monday at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. They suggest that those who wish make memorial contributions to Lawrence Drive Baptist Church, 5775 School Road, Macon 31216. Known as “Bill” to friends and “Bubby” to his family, Mr. Albright was born in Louisville, KY and had lived in Macon area the past thirty-two years. He was a fab tech retired from Brown and Williamson with thirty-five years service. He was an avid landscaper and was of the Baptist Faith.

Mr. Albright was a former Skeet-Shot Champion at Ocmulgee Gun Club and was a member of Oak Haven Golf Course and Dixie Seniors I & II. He loved sports and was a great fan of the Atlanta Braves, the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville. Mr. Albright was preceded in death by his father, James Thomas Albright.

Survivors include his wife of fifty-three years, Opal Long Albright; two sons, Gerald Albright and Doug Albright of Lizella; daughter and son-in-law, Lana Albright (Buddy) Butler; two granddaughters, Kayla and Kirsten Albright; his mother, Virginia Hawkins of Louisville, KY; brother, Thomas E. Albright of Clarkson, KY; sisters, Delma Pearl of Louisville, KY and Bonnie Huen of Fairdale, KY; several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Onetta Myers and good friends, Russell Sneed and George Parker and all his golfing Buddies.

Snow’s Memorial Chapel Funeral and Cremation Services, Pio Nono Avenue has charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Graveside Service Tuesday, April 6, 2010
  • Visitation Monday, April 5, 2010
REMEMBERING

William Ray Albright

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April 12, 2010

He will be missed. Bubby was a good guy, and a great person. Deepest sympathy to the family. Sincerely Wes Snawder and family. (Valley Station)

NICKI GREENE

April 8, 2010

MISS OPAL AND LANA,
I AM PRAYING FOR YOU BOTH, AND KNOW THE LORD WE SERVE WILL HELP YOU THROUGH THIS TIME. LOVE, NICKI

JIMMY & VICKIE H. HORTON

April 6, 2010

Opal and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief.

Tommy & Sue Albright

April 6, 2010

Dear Opal and family, We are so sorry about your lose. I know Bubby will be missed by all.We are sending you some Kentucky love!!

Rita Galloway

April 6, 2010

Opal, I am glad for all the memories we shared at work, Bill was a good man. Take care.

Denise Tillery Crider

April 5, 2010

Hey Lana
So sorry to hear about your dad. You will be in my prayers.

April 5, 2010

Opal, Gerald, Doug, Buddy & Lana:
We would like to extend are deepest sympathy for the passing of Bill. We are priviledged that we were able to know such a great man that will be truely missed. He was a kind and generous man that welcomed us to his family, and respected by all. You are all in our thoughts and prayers!
Love: Ray & Julie Butler

Patti Hyatte

April 5, 2010

Dear Opal and Family,

I am so saddened to hear that Bill passed away. His heart is finally at rest and with our Heavenly Father. Hold all your wonderful memories of Bill close to your heart and this will comfort you in the days to come.

Patti Hyatte

April 5, 2010

Mrs. Albright, Lana, Buddy, Doug and Gerald.
I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all and may God's grace and peace comfort you during the days, weeks and years ahead. I have memories of Mr. Albright being a sweet, dear funny man and I always enjoyed being in the Albright home. Love to you all
Debbie and Jim

Elaine Dorman

April 5, 2010

Doug, Gerald and Family,
May God's grace, time and the many wonderful memories you have of your dad bring you peace and comfort you in the days ahead.
Deepest sympathy,
Elaine Dorman