RICHARD “DICK” J. ALBRIGHT, age 91, of West Lafayette, died on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Cumberland Point Health Care Campus, West Lafayette, Indiana. Mr. Albright was born in Lafayette, Indiana on May 3, 1921 to the late George and Rose (Huesing) Albright. On August 23, 1942, he married Geneva Josephine Deckard in Lafayette. He then entered the United States Army and honorably served his country during WWII. He held the rank of sergeant and was a gunnery instructor on the B29 bomber and was stationed in Fort Meyers, Florida during the war. After the war, his vocation was farming and he came home to the farm at Clarks Hill until his retirement. Except for his military years, Dick lived his whole life in the Lafayette area. He enjoyed fishing everyday in his retirement and especially with his children and grandchildren. He was a member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ in Lafayette.
His wife, Geneva “Jean” Albright of West Lafayette, Indiana.
Son, Bob Albright and his companion, LaVerna of Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
Daughter, Judy Cornell of Vero Beach, Florida.
Daughter, Peg Bearden of Lafayette, Indiana.
10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Susan; son, Jim; sister, Gwen and brother, George.
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 2:00pm at Immanuel United Church of Christ, 1526 South 18th Street in Lafayette. There will be an hour of visitation before the funeral service.
Officiating the funeral service will be Pastor Ronald Wunsch.
Burial will be at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Preferred memorials are to the Immanuel United Church of Christ.
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