Albert Fletcher Jourdan, 87, of Bear Creek died Friday, July 12, 2019.
Mr. Jourdan was born in Chatham County on March 14, 1932 the son of George S and Sankie (Oldham) Jourdan. He was a self- employed construction worker, a bull dozier operator for 26 years, a cattle farmer and a member of Antioch Christian Church. Albert had a great love of the outdoors, enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an exceptional gardener. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing softball.
Albert was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, William and George Jourdan; sisters, Ollie Sharpe, Mary Ruth Johnson and Nathel Clark.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years: Willie Mae (Stanley) Jourdan; son: Stanley Jourdan and wife, Jackie of Bear Creek; daughters: Judy Phillips and husband, Dennis of Bear Creek and Susan Griffin and husband, Danny of Sanford;seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City. The funeral will be Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Antioch Christian Church, 246 Antioch Christian Church Road, Bear Creek with Rev. Jimmy Talton, Rev. Clark Davis and Rev. Neal Kight officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to caregiver, Cathryn Solowsky, First Choice Home Care and Chatham County Council on Aging for the gentle loving support extended to Albert and his family. Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Starts at 3:00pm
Antioch Christian Church
Monday, July 15, 2019
Starts at 3:00pm
Antioch Christian Church Cemetery