|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1918|
|Death: ||May 15, 1993|
TUSCOLA - Amos A. Albritton, 75, of Tuscola died 5:25 a.m. Saturday (May 15, 1993) in Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Tuscola United Methodist Church, 401 E. Sale St., Tuscola, with the Rev. J. William Werner officiating. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday in Waddington-Shrader Funeral Home, 705 S. Main St., Tuscola. Burial will be in Tuscola Cemetery with military rites by VFW Post 10009.
Memorials: Tuscola Boy Scout Troop 95.
Mr. Albritton was born Feb. 26, 1918, in Villa Grove, the son of Arthur and Nollie Mansfield Albritton. He was a member of Tuscola United Methodist Church, past president of Tuscola Rotary Club where he was a Paul Harris Fellow and a former Boy Scout leader for Tuscola Troop 95 where he earned the Silver Beaver Award. He was also past president of the Tuscola Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Tuscola Community Development Corporation and past president of the board of First Federal Savings & Loan Association, Tuscola. He was awarded Tuscolian of the Year in 1970. He retired in 1979 from CILCO in Tuscola where he was gas distribution and service supervisor. He was also a volunteer driver for Moultrie-Douglas Rural Outreach Program, worked part time for DeKalb Seed Co. in Tuscola and worked for many years as a driver for Waddington-Shrader Funeral Home. He was an Army staff sergeant with the Third Armored Division in World War II, serving in Germany and participating in D-Day. He married Jean Seip on March 11, 1943 in Tuscola. She preceded him in death July 13, 1988.
Surviving are his sons, Max of Normal; Gregg of Decatur; four grandchildren; brothers, Lawson Albritton of Decatur; James Albritton of Cape Coral, Fla.; sisters, Eloise Hinton, Alma Hammond and Marcella Winkler, all of Tuscola; Mary Piscopo of Cape Coral, Fla.; Margaret Manley of Monroe, La.
He was preceded in death by two sisters.
Published in The Decatur Herald & Review, May 16, 1993
James Arthur Albritton (1884 - 1942)
Nollie Mansfield Albritton (1893 - 1992)
Jean Seip Albritton (1918 - 1988)*
Tuscola Township Cemetery
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Apr 22, 2010
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