Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

November 11, 2013

Albert Borsos

CROSSVILLE — July 25, 1924—Nov. 9, 2013

Albert P. Borsos passed away Nov. 9, 2013.

He was born in Plains, PA, July 25, 1924, to Paul and Anna Borsos. he had one brother, Paul. Al served in the United States Army Corps of Engineers during World War II and graduated with a civil engineering degree from Bucknell University.

In 1956, he married Virginia Pittman. Children are Daniel (Drew Ann) of Nashville, Valerie (Fred) Picini of Fairfax, VA, and Laura (Stan) Moore of Decatur, AL. Grandchildren are Anna Borsos, Allison (Leroy) Flaten, Lizz Picini, Glorianne Picini, Chris (Katie) Moore and Jon (Katlyn) Moore; and one expected great-grandchild.

After a successful career in industry, Al spent nine years as Mission Service Corps Missionary, planning and supervising construction of small Southern Baptist churches in West Virginia and coordinating volunteer construction teams. Today there are more than 50 church buildings in West Virginia as the result.

After moving to Tennessee in 1997, he was an active member of Fairfield Glade First Baptist Church, where he served as deacon, helped organize the men's prayer group and was a long-time Sunday school teacher, teaching his last lesson 12 days before his death. Over the years, he went on assignment with Southern Baptist Disaster Relief and participated in many mission trips to other states and Canada.

Al enjoyed fishing, camping, Scouting, golf and the beach, but his first priorities were his family and his Lord.

In lieu of flowers, his family requests donations to Gideons International.

Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.

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