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In Memory of
Frederick Allen Albrecht, Sr.
July 8, 1934 - January 25, 2021

Friday January 29th from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. at Centerburg Church of Christ

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Eastview Cemetery

Frederick Allen Albrecht, Sr., age 86, of Centerburg, Ohio, went on to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 25, 2021. He was born on July 8, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio to Leota Mae and Walter Christian Albrecht. He graduated from Zanesville High school in 1952 and continued on to Kentucky Christian College, graduating in 1959. He has served as a minister of the Church of Christ for the past 60 years, including the congregations at Frazeysburg, Coal Run, Beverly, New Marshfield, Airline, McConnelsville, Meigs, First Christian Church in Covington, Virginia, and for the past 40 years at the Centerburg Church of Christ. He retired from full time ministry in the year 2000, but has continued to serve his church and community, rising early every morning spending time in his "upper room" office at the church. Fred also delivered mail and is retired from the Centerburg Post Office. Those on his route knew him well and would often surprise him by leaving a Mt. Dew for him in their mailbox. Fred was a true patriot with a deep love and respect for his country. He enjoyed his eagle collection and flew the American flag with pride. He loved singing and preaching at church and community festivals, spending his winters in Florida, rhubarb pie and good cup of coffee. He was a loyal, loving husband, an excellent father, a proud grandfather/great grandfather and a true friend. Freds fervent love for Jesus Christ was evident in every aspect of his life. He will be deeply missed by his family and all who have been touched by his kindness and compassion.
Fred is preceded in death by his brother Raymond Albrecht, his sister Thelma (Albrecht) Gockenbach, and his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Sally (Paynter) Albrecht, his brother, Walter (Rose) Albrecht, his children, Frederick Jr. (Sandy) Albrecht, Daniel (Cammie) Albrecht, Denise (Dave) Melvin, and Dean (Jennifer) Albrecht, 15 grand children, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. His greatest joy on earth was being surrounded by his family. Friends may call at the Centerburg Church of Christ, 3830 Columbus Road, Centerburg, Ohio on Friday January 29 from 1-3 and 5-7. Funeral services will be held at the church Saturday at 11 a.m., Roger Crego, Daryn Dawes and Matt McManaway, presiding. The family would like to express our deep thanks for all of the love, support and well wishes in our time of loss. And in the words of Fred, "He served the Lord with gladness and loved his country til death". Shalom. Service will be Live Streamed at Centerburg Church of Condolences at


Debbie Madden

Jan 27, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. He got my family and I though a lot of surgeries with my mother, Ruby Smith, hearing his stories. He will be missed.


Sharon Hayes

Jan 27, 2021

My deepest sympathy to the entire Albrecht family. May God be with you in your time of sorrow.


Jodi Zimmerman

Jan 27, 2021

Fred was the most kind, caring, genuine person I ever met. He will be greatly missed. My parents loved him like family. My condolences to you all.


Dan Hamilton

Jan 27, 2021

Dear Friends, Fred has been such an inspiration in so many areas of life for all of my ministry. What a joy to know such a loyal servant of Jesus Christ. What fun we had over the years with wilderness camp. I shall always remember your hearty laugh and your love for the Lord. We are praying for the family.


Bob and Sherry Wiley

Jan 27, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of the home going of this gentle giant. He will certainly be missed by so many. Bob and Sherry


Dodie Melvin

Jan 28, 2021

It is so hard to find meaningful words to express my sorrow for your loss. May you all find peace in Fred's love and grace and the wonderful memories that will always linger on with you forever.


Michael Bratten

Jan 28, 2021

So glad for one among our ranks as preachers to cross the finish line! "Well done, good and faithful servant. Enter into the joy of your Lord." Oh, how I want to hear those words, both for myself, my family, and my friends. I'm sure there is lots of rejoicing going on right now! God bless.


Gwen Moore Curry Downing

Jan 28, 2021

Sincere sympathy from the ZHS Class of '55 to Sally and the entire Albrecht family in the death of God's faithful servant, Fred. I'm sure there will be many in heaven as a result of his ministry. May God comfort your hearts.


Barry and Lorrie McDougal

Jan 29, 2021

Chelsie and family, We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. Fred was a very interesting man, he will be missed by many, but the memories of him will last forever in your hearts. Barry and Lorrie


Thomas (Jn.17:21) Mackey

Jan 29, 2021

Even temporary separation from loved ones may bring a degree of sadness; however, the Lord brought this scripture to mind while thinking of Fred and his family: "Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? (Nothing and no one!) ...Neither death nor life... shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord."(Romans 8:35-39)


Brent Theophilus

Jan 29, 2021

I will miss Fred whose love for others was always noticeable, he was willing to stop by my house to take me to preacher's meeting. My. Wife died Jan. 8 2021 so we both share grief and joy of Heaven.


Robert Miller

Feb 6, 2021

Sorry for your loss , Fred's good name as a preacher of God's word will always be remembered ..