Barry Wayne Albert, 64, of Guinea Mountain Road at Pearisburg departed this life Tuesday morning November 20, 2007 at his own home in the care of his loving family and hospice. Born in Pearisburg on September 24, 1943 he was a son of George Ralph Albert of Pearisburg and the late Winifred Blanche Johnston Albert. Barry was a veteran of the U S Navy during the Viet Nam War , was a graduate of Giles High School, Class of 1963,was an electrician at VPI and loved mountain farming on Guinea Mountain.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of thirty-seven years Dixie Lafon Albert and a son and daughter-in-law Charles and Michelle Stafford of West Point, VA; daughters and sons-in-law Sherry Stafford and Jr. Davis of Charles City, VA, Sheila and Tim Meadows of Bane, and Dreama Shultz of Guinea Mountain; his father George Ralph Albert of Staffordsville; sisters and brothers-in-law Doris and Eddie Williams of Dublin, Sonya and Boyce Falls of Bullock, NC, Elsie and Bill Fern of Mechanicsville; grandchildren Ashley Meadows, Alley Meadows, Kelsea Stafford, Lance Stafford and Brandon Shultz.
Memorial services will be conducted Thursday evening at 8:00 PM in The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the services, from six to eight PM. Graveside services will be conducted Friday morning at 10:00 AM at the Anderson Cemetery at Mt. View with military rites by American Legion Posts and the VFW Post in Giles County. The family requests that flowers be omitted and contributions be made to Mt. View United Methodist Church or the Eggleston Volunteer Fire Department. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.