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Howard was born on February 2, 1926 and passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

Howard was a resident of Princeton, West Virginia at the time of passing.

He attended two-room schools in Pipestem and Pleasant View in the Pipestem District.

Later, he joined the United States Merchant Marines and served nearly three years.

Howard was a 50 plus year member of Concord Lodge # 48 AF&AM Masonic Lodge in Athens; 40 plus year member of the United Mine Workers of America; 7 plus year member of the American Legion Post #9 of Bluefield; A member of the Merchant Marine Veterans Association and a 40 plus year member of the Mercer County Farm Bureau. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Howard Wilford Albert will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 18, 2019 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor David Damewood officiating. Memorial Funeral Directory Princeton, WV 24740 Military graveside rites provided by the Mercer County Veterans Honor Guard Roselawn Memorial Gardens with military graveside rites provided by the Mercer County Veterans Honor Guard Courthouse Road Princeton, WV 24740 Express your condolences with flowers sent to Howard's memorial service Or, Order By Phone 888-579-7953 Code: 2012225P View & Sign.

The family has requested in lieu of flowers, donations be sent in Howard's memory to: Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center 3206, 110 Conn Terrace Lexington, KY 40508 or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-3678.