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Oren D. Albright, Jr. passed away Friday, June 18, 2010 in Midland.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, June 21, 2010 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.
Oren was born in Lindale, Texas, October 29, 1924 to Oren Albright and Bera Howard Albright. They moved to Odessa in 1941. Oren enlisted in the U.S. Air Force December 9, 1942. He flew 12 missions before his plane was shot down. He spent 13 months as a prisoner of war and was recalled for the Korean Conflict. He remained in active reserve until 1985. After being liberated, Oren returned to Odessa and married Corene Casparis on August 6, 1945. They moved to Midland in 1954.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father, a brother, a sister and a grandson.
Oren is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Oren and Trina Albright of Midland, and his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Dan Sharp of Katy, Texas. He is also survived by his grandson, Jim Albright and wife Melissa, of New Braunfels, Texas; two granddaughters, Heather Conner and husband Will of Midland and Stephanie Boring and husband Jason of Keller, Texas; two great granddaughters, Lauren Beyer of New Branufels, Texas and Tory Conner of Midland; and three great grandsons, Christopher Albright of New Braunfels, Evan Conner of Midland and Jaxon Boring of Keller.
The family requests that memorials be sent to the U.S.O.: www.uso.org/donate.