Michael David Albert, age 36, of Lexington, son of Bob and Ada Albert, of Morehead, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born December 18, 1983, in Morehead. Michael is survived by his parents; his sisters Kayla Albert (Mike King) of Nashville and Maegan Camp (Steven) of Louisville; grandfather Charles Derrickson, of Morehead; and many loving cousins, aunts, and uncles. He was preceded in death by grandparents Arlene and Bob Albert Sr. and Lena Myrtle Derrickson.
Michael's happiest moments were times spent with family and friends. Whether traveling, going to concerts, participating in game nights, going to Reds games, or working, he always valued being around the people he loved. He also enjoyed fly fishing, music, and reading-- continuously expanding his incredibly bright mind.
Those who knew Michael appreciated his constant quick wit and ease for talking with anyone. He brought energy to rooms and had an entertaining and positive presence wherever he was. Michael was a very loved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, uncle, and friend. He will be remembered for his selfless acts of kindness and attention to others' needs, along with his ability to lift the spirits of those around him with laughter and love.
The family extends great appreciation to all family and friends who have held Michael in their thoughts and prayers, along with his care teams at University of Kentucky’s 9th floor tower 200 ICU.
A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Aaron Mansfield officiating. . (Live streaming of the service will begin at 11 a.m. on Northcutt & Son Facebook page.) Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers: Chris Carew, Pete Carew, Michael Secor, Ryan Lewis, Matt Melzer, Mike King.
Honorary pallbearer: Steven Camp.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351.
For everyone’s protection, the family requests all visitors wear facial masks and abide by social distancing. COVID-19 regulations will be observed.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Spina Bifida Kentucky organization would be appreciated. https://spinabifidakentucky.org/how-to-help/
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