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Albert Oscar Humbertson

  • Birth 17 Aug 1909 Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 30 Nov 1998 Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 114010034

Taken from the Cumberland Times-News. 12-2-1998.

ALBERT O. HUMBERTSON,SR.
PARKERSBURG, W.VA. -- Albert O. Humbertson, Sr., 89, of Parkersburg, died Nov. 30, 1998, at the Camden Clark Memorial Hospital. Born Aug. 17, 1909, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Ace and Mary Humbertson. Mr. Humbertson lived in Cumberland until moving to Parkersburg in 1944 to manage Burton's Mens and Boys Clothing Store. He later bought the store and changed the name to Al's Inc. In 1962, he sold the store and began working at Horner and Harrison and worked there until his retirement in 1977. During his retirement he enjoyed his farm in Belleville, W.Va., and continued working at home doing alterations until his death.

He was an active member of the St. Paul's United Methodist Church since April 19545, and was a member and past president of Crusaders Sunday School Class and former Sunday School Superintendent. In 1968, he was awarded the certificate of merit and recognition as the Untied Methodist Layman of the Year for the state of West Virginia. He was a member and past president of Parkersburg Lions Club and was Lion of the Year in 1980-81. The Lions Club presented him the Leonard Jarrett Award for services for sight and hearing in 1990 and the Melvin Jones Fellow Award for humanitarian services in 1991. He was past master of Masonic Lodge 169.

Surviving are his wife, Eloise (Daniels) Humbertson; four children, Dr. Albert Humbertson, Jr., Afton, Va., Marcia Anderson, Parkersburg, Patricia Ewing, Endwell, N.Y., and Senior Chief U.S.N. Daniel Humbertson, Fort Worth, Texas; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Ace and Earl Humbertson, and two sisters, Catherine Johnson and Levada Carney, all of Cumberland.
In additions to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Humbertson.
Friends may call at the Leavitt Funeral Home. Parkersburg, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday until the services. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Stadelman officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Don Humbertson
  • Added: 18 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114010034
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Oscar Humbertson (17 Aug 1909–30 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114010034, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Don Humbertson (contributor 47867203) .