During his 66 years of marriage from his first wife, they birthed eight children. Albert Sr. married Juliet Weaver on September 7, 2013 and remained married until the day of his death.
While serving in the military he learned to become a great cook and diesel mechanic. His passion was cooking for large gatherings. In 1958, Albert was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in New York City Yankee Stadium and remained a faithful servant of Jehovah for 64 years. Albert dedicated his entire life learning and teaching about Jehovah and the many promises stated in Bible Revelation 21:3-4. The morning of June 5th he listened in on a Zoom meeting; that’s a regular public Christian meeting attended in person at Kingdom Halls or on Zoom.
He leaves to a legacy of lots of love and tons of fond memories to his beloved family members including his wife Juliet Tookes, Americus, Georgia; children, Pearlie (John) Robinson, St. Petersburg, Florida, JoAnn (McNeill) Hodges, Montezuma, Georgia, Albert Tookes, Perry, Georgia, Jesse Tookes, Lakeland, Florida, Melvin (Wilma) Tookes, Curtis (Johnnie Mae) Tookes, Ouida (Harris) Jefferson, all of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Ciera (Arthur) Raven, Americus, Georgia and Chardée Rutledge, Detroit, Michigan; 19 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 11 great great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.