Albert Absher, Jr.

Obituary of Albert Blair Absher, Jr.

Albert Blair Absher, Jr., born on September 5, 1937 in Eckman, West Virginia, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2022.

He was married to his loving wife, Marita Burks Absher for 64 years.  He was the father of Albert Blair Absher III and Roby Lee Absher, Sr.; a grandfather to six grandchildren and great-grandfather to seven great-grandchildren.

He served active duty in the US Army from 1958 - 1960 and then the US Army Reserves from 1960 - 1964.  He was a retired Mechanic having been employed by Grief Brothers for 24 years.  He was known as a hard worker.  He was a master in Welding & Fabricating. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, and as a practical Joker.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 pm on Friday, September 30, 2022 at Updike Funeral Home, Bedford.

Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Bedford.



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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 30, 2022
Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, Virginia, United States
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