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Albert Fletcher Sisk Jr.
Albert Fletcher Sisk Jr.

Albert Fletcher Sisk Jr., 87, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Douglass. He is survived by his sister, Barbara Landon of Wilmington, N.C.; sons, Douglass of Oakhurst, Calif., and Geoffrey (Jennifer) of Richmond; and his grandchildren, Blakeley, Peter and Charlotte.

Born in Preston, Md., in 1928, he attended Preston High School and graduated from Mercersburg Academy. He attended Washington & Lee University, where he was a proud member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

After serving in the U.S. Navy, he worked for A.W. Sisk and Sons, in Preston, Md., and later became a successful insurance broker, in Easton, Md. Always described as a true gentleman, he was a devoted and generous husband, father, and grandfather.

He enjoyed his life-long passions: hunting, spending time at Bethany Beach and traveling the world with his family. Fletcher was passionate about the educational mission of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. His family is grateful for the steadfast care and support of the nurses and staff at Woodhaven in Williamsburg Landing.

A celebration of his life will be held at the Williamsburg Landing auditorium at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24. An interment service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at Bethesda United Methodist Church, Preston, Md.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Colonial Williamsburg Foundation or Washington & Lee University.

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