Albert Earl Wooten was born May 15, 1949 in Kingston, NC to the late Mr. Wooten and Irene Simmons. Albert transitioned from this life to his eternal resting place at the John F. Keever Solace Center on Sunday, October 27, 2019.
Albert attended Lee Edwards High School, was a member of the Class of 1970 and was an All-Star athlete. Following his love for sports, he enjoyed playing softball with the Sweat Hogs representing the Southside community. Albert was a coach with the West Asheville Youth Football League and shared his baseball skills with South Asheville Little League. He was a lifelong member of Worldwide Missionary Baptist Tabernacle, with Dr. Louis Grant, Pastor.
At the start of his career, Albert became a dedicated worker at International House of Pancakes in Asheville. After several years with IHOP, he decided to explore his career and joined the St. Joseph’s Hospital team. He worked several positions during this time. After numerous years, Albert retired, but with strong ambitions began another journey with McDonald’s.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Lee Patterson-Wooten; son, Kelvin L. Wooten; sister, Louise Conley-Rapley.
Left to cherish his memory is daughter, Michelle Wooten; son, Anthony Wooten; grandchildren, Douglas M. Moore, Cameron L. Moore, Jasmine A. Wooten; special friend, Jan Smith; many other relatives and friends.
Viewing will be held 12:00-3:00 pm Friday, November 1, 2019 at the chapel of Ray Funeral Cremation Service. Memorial Service will be 1:00 pm Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the chapel of Ray Funeral Cremation Service. Urn interment will follow at Violet Hill Cemetery.
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