Albert August Warner, 92, of Mineral, Virginia passed away peacefully among friends and his life companion on October 27, 2019.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Evelyn Long Warner; father and mother, Albert Sr and Claudia Warner; two brothers, Gerald Warner of Colorado and Jon Warner of Florida and a grandson, Michael Warner.
He is survived by two children, Charles Warner (Chrissy) of Maryland and Julie Gouveia (Kurt) of North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Shirley of Colorado; two grandchildren, Demetria Warner and Dalton Gouveia; two great granddaughters, Cora and Hazel; three nephews and a niece.
Albert loved life and as a young person was an accomplished skater. He served in the United States Navy during World War II on the battleship Texas. While in the Navy, he was sent to Detroit to the Ford plant where he learned to be a mechanic. In the early 1950s he met his wife, Evelyn. They enjoyed a long life of traveling, camping and boating with their children. His life profession was with Schonstedt, an engineering company that made magnetic gear for space flights. One item they made was a magnetometer that is on the Hubble Space Telescope. He was chief of quality control at this company.
His last 16 years he lived in the Bluewater area of Lake Anna with his life partner, Suzanne Johnson. He had many friends and will be missed by all of his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers he would like a donation to the Richmond Wildlife Center.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date with burial in the Veterans Cemetery in Culpeper.