George E. Albert, 78, Overland Park, KS, passed away August 27, 2015 at his home. Visitation will be from 2-3 pm, Sunday, August 30, followed by a funeral service at 3 pm at Overland Park Chapel, 8201 Metcalf, Overland Park. Graveside services and burial will be at 1 pm, Tuesday, September 1 at Baxter Springs Cemetery in Baxter Springs, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity.
George was born May 12, 1937 in St. Joseph, MO, to parents George Edward, Sr. and Ruth (Tibbits) Albert. He graduated from Christian Brothers High School. George spent his career as a Union Meat Cutter, working at the Safeway Warehouse and several local grocery stores in the St. Joseph and Kansas City areas. He retired after 37 years with the UFCW Local # 2. George enjoyed baking, gardening, square dancing and traveling with the love of his life and companion, Barbara (Skiles) Albert, for over 40 years.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; sisters, Delouris Mathews and Ulonda (Lonnie) Farmer; son-in-law, Dean Panos; and granddaughter, Rebecca Taber. George is survived by: his beloved wife, Barbara; son, George Edward Allen (Pam) Albert; Daughter, Kristina Panos; son, Brian (Marilyn) Taber; stepchildren: John (Melissa) Albert and Vickie King; grandchildren: Angela (Barry) Grandgenett, Michael (Emily) Panos, Kristina Panos, Jessica, Joel and Victoria Taber; and great grandchildren, Paige and Abigail Grandgenett. Please offer condolences at www.overlandparkchapel.com.