Raymond “Pop” Albertson Jr.

Raymond “Pop” Albertson Jr., 68, of Pocola died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Sr. and Cora Albertson. He was a mechanic. Raymond was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.  Raymond enjoyed racing at Tri-State Speedway and he especially enjoyed watching his sons race. Raymond was a man who cared deeply for family and friends.He is survived by his wife, Theresa of the home; sons, Bobby Albertson and family of Murry Spur, Raymond Albertson III and family of Pocola; daughters, Mary Bradley of Hugo, Teresa Griffin and Missy Malone of Paris, Texas; brothers, Bill Albertson of Texas and David Albertson and family of Pocola; sisters, Mary Boykin of Soper, Helen Davenport, Betty Risley and Gayle Kannady of Pocola, Beverly Wagner of Charleston, Ark.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; many nephews and nieces; other relatives and loved ones.Raymond was a bright light that will burn in our hearts forever. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.