Albert Irwin Almand, of East Point, Georgia, passed away comfortably in the early morning hours of 17th May 2018, at 93 years of age. Albert was born in East Point, Georgia, 3rd January, 1925, to Albert Irwin Almand, Sr., of Atlanta, and Bertha Lillian Nelson, of Moultrie, Georgia. His younger sister was the late Mary Frances Janoski. Albert, known as "Papa Al" by his surviving family, at the age of 19, graduated with a BS in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He served as a headquarters mapper and corporal in the United States 6th Army Division in the Phillipines during WWII, and then in South Korea during the early occupation. He was an avid single-engine sports pilot, and enjoyed camping and hiking. Al worked 38 years for the Georgia Power Company, for most of that time as a Senior Systems Protection Engineer. Upon retirement he maintained interest in Georgia Power, and was a long time member and friend of the Metro East Ambassadors (the local GA Power retirement club). Al married the late Rowena Melba Mann in 1952. Albert is survived by his three children, Gerald Alan Almand, Eugenia Alma de Quetzal Almand, JD, and Sherri Teresa Almand, DVM; a son-in-law, Dr. Steven Winokur, DVM; and two grandchildren, Jamie Winokur and Danielle Winokur. Al was agnostic. He was a friend of the Unitarian Church of Atlanta since 1955, and a member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta since 1966. Al's will have simple gravesite funeral for the immediate family at Westview Cemetery, where he will be interred next to his former wife, Rowena Mann Almand. The service is scheduled for 1:00 p.m., on Monday, 21 May 2018.

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  1. We will miss your dad at our Ambassador luncheons. Thoughts and prayers for you and the family during this difficult tome.

  2. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. Almond will be missed
    In deed, fellow ambasadors, Vinh and Joyce Mac.

  3. Your dad was so faithful to the GPC Ambassadors. He will be missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Earl and Lois Duncan

  4. Revelation 21:4
     And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away

  5. I am sorry for your loss. God is the source of life and an enemy of death. His Word can help comfort us and bring us peace. Acts 24:15 contains a wonderful hope of a resurrection for those we have lost in death. We look forward to seeing our loved ones again soon.

  6. Sorry to hear about your lost I know it can be difficult to see the brighter side of things when we are faced with these trials but god does promise us that we will have a ressurection and soon we will be reunited with our loved ones again my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family (acts 24:15)

  7. Albert was one of the most intelligent people that I have known. I enjoyed working with him for a few years at 270 Peachtree Street in protection engineering. I’m sorry for your loss.

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