Albert N. Fleshman, enjoyed planting trees, flowers

September 29, 2017

Mr. Albert N. Fleshman, 89, of Greenwood passed away peacefully in the care of his family Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.

Mr. Fleshman was born in Sun, W.Va., to the late Frank P. and Sylvia M. Wiseman Fleshman. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his twin children, Darrell and Carroll Fleshman; and his son Mark Fleshman, a stepson Frank Wilkerson; a grandson Fillip Wilkerson; and a granddaughter, April Simmons.

Albert was retired from Kopper's Corporation where he worked as a road serviceman. He served our country in the U.S. Navy. Albert was a member of Blackwater Fellowship Church. He enjoyed being with family and friends and talking about the Lord. He wanted to make sure you were saved and that you were going to Heaven. He loved to hunt when he was able and being outdoors, tinkering around, building something, mowing, planting gardens, trees (crape myrtles) and flowers (roses and lilies); his favorite hobbies were watching old Western movies and sitting outside in his swing, drinking a hot cup of Joe and smoking on his stogie.

He is survived by his devoted wife of seven years, Sylvia Fleshman of Greenwood; a daughter, Judith Auman and a son, Timothy N. Fleshman, both of Blue Springs, Mo. He is also survived by five stepchildren: Jackie Ruskey of Baltimore, Md., Michael Howington of Baltimore, Md., Burt Wilkerson (Linda) of Laurel, David Alan Wilkerson (Loretta) of Fruitland, Md., and Sylvia M. Casteel (Greg) of Hemet, Calif. Albert also leaves behind seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, plus one on the way, as well as several stepgrandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 2, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. for viewing and visitation. Interment will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Beckley, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Blackwater Fellowship Church, P.O. Box 549, Frankford, DE 19945.

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