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Albert Leon Sisson, 64, Columbus

Albert Leon Sisson, 64, Columbus, died June 22, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Albert was born Oct. 28, 1949, in Martinsville, son of Alvin Leon and Mabel L. Voland Sisson. He married Barbara Ann Rutter Jan. 19, 1969.

Albert loved to fish and enjoyed hunting.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who truly loved his family.

The funeral was to be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Calling was to be from 5 p.m. until the time of service Wednesday, June 25, at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to the Albert Leon Sisson memorial fund through the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife; son, Jeff L. (Kimberly) Sisson of Cantonment, Florida; daughters, Elizabeth Ann Nelson of Pensacola, Florida, and Joyanna Ruth (Dan) Headrick of Molino, Florida; brother, Harold (Cathy) Sisson of Greenwood; sisters, Debbie Sisson of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Beverly Harvey of Columbus; and grandhcildren, Breanna E. Headrick, Marie Nicole Nelson, Jessica C. Sisson, Tyler Nelson and Wyatt Sisson.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin Sisson; mother, Mabel Frye; a son, Patrick Thomas Sisson; and a brother, Bruce Allen Sisson.

Albert's video tribute can be viewed after 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 25.

Light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet at jewellrittman.com.

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