Richard Carl Albrecht
Richard Carl Albrecht
  • March 15, 1933 - May 14, 2017
  • New Hill, North Carolina

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Richard Carl Albrecht, 84, passed away on May 14, 2017. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan on March 15, 1933 to Carl and Maudie Albrecht. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Madelyn.

He is survived by Donna, his wife of almost 65 years, two sons, Thomas (Sharon) and Scott (Jennifer) and four grandchildren, Travis, Hayley, Wesley and Samantha. He is also survived by his sisters, Maxine Ulicki (Joseph) of Saginaw, Michigan; Margaret McFay of Sanford, NC, Gloria Braswell (Freddie) of Cary, NC, and brother, Gerald (Mary) of Punta Gorda, Florida, and many nieces and nephews.

He was employed by Lufkin Rule Company for 24 years and retired from Bristol Myers Squibb Company in 1990. Following retirement, he and his wife enjoyed traveling in the states and abroad.

He was a faithful member of Green Level Baptist Church, serving on the Board of Deacons and the Building and Grounds Committee. He used his many skills to provide services for the church, including the large cross in the sanctuary, the poinsettia tree used in the sanctuary at Christmastime, and the stable for the outdoor Christmas display.

The family wishes to express their appreciation to Transitions Lifecare of Wake County for their care and thoughtfulness.

Visitation will be held at Apex Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at Green Level Baptist Church, 8509 Green Level Church Road, Cary, on Wednesday May 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Reverend David Baker will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Green Level Baptist Church Building Fund.

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