Age 83, of Wilmington passed away on January 5, 2017.

Al was retired from Asbestos Workers Local 42. He enjoyed working around the house and helping friends with various construction projects. He loved fishing, traveling, NASCAR and was an avid reader. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Ronald and Charles. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Phyllis and his sister, Doris Pethel. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday January 11, 2017 at 11:00 am at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.