Jesse Franklin Albright, Sr., 91, of Coleridge Road, Siler City died Friday, May 1, 2020 at UNC Hospice, Pittsboro.
Jesse was the oldest child of Joe Fulton and Bertha (Murray) Albright, born on December 1, 1928. Jesse retired from Durham Life Insurance after 14 years of service. He worked with State Capitol for 10 years. Prior to his career in Insurance he worked with Dossenbach's Furniture in Siler City.
Jesse was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Betty Sue (Hudson) Albright. Betty was his wife, helpmate, friend and confidant for 61 years. They both loved traveling and were members of the Chatham County Scampers for several years. They made a second home in Badin Lake and Jesse was very instrumental in getting Badin Shores Church founded and active. Jesse was faithful to His Lord and loved to share his faith. He was a member of Moon's Chapel Baptist Church. He was a very active member of the NRA and held firm to our 2ND Amendment Rights under the Constitution. He was an avid hunter and loved to share his "tales" of bringing home the meat for his family. He believed hunting wasn't just a sport but a means for providing for his family. Jesse was a "true patriot" and served his county in the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his son: Franklin Albright, Jr. , wife, Linda of Siler City; Loving Granddaughter, Tiffany Albright; great-granddaughter , Lua Albright; siblings, Geraldine Callicutt of Asheboro,
Pauline Jarrell and husband, David of Asheboro, Ray Albright and wife, Carolyn of Ramseur, Faye Craven and husband, Floyd of High Point, Betty Joe Cox and husband, Maurice of Athens, TX, and Elaine Kearns and husband, Neal of Asheboro.
The funeral will be at Moon's Chapel Baptist Church, Siler City with Dr. Rev. Patrick Fuller officiating. Burial will be in Chatham Memorial Park, Siler City.
Memorials may be made to Moon's Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund, 175 Moon's Chapel Road, Siler City, NC 27344 or UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Due to the Covid-19 virus all services will be private but friends are encouraged to visit the Smith & Buckner website or come by the office to register condolences.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.