J D Almany, 88, 1860 Carroll Creek Road, Johnson City, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Almany was a Johnson City native who lived all of his life in Washington County and West Palm Beach, Fla. He was a son of the late Roy E. and Myrtle Smith Almany.
Mr. Almany was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Disabled American Veterans. He was a retired plumber with Eli Plumbing and a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 538 & 630.
Mr. Almany was a member of Lodge 303 F&AM and the Amara Shrine, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Bell Shipley Almany.
Survivors include three sisters, Ruby Shipley, Johnson City, Ruth Woodruff, Johnson City, and Marie Clark of Florida; several nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and caregivers, Melissa Hayer, Elizabethton, and Sari Barnett, Johnson City.
Funeral services for Mr. Almany will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 3, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Rev. Bob Edmonds officiating. Following the funeral service, family and friends will proceed to Monte Vista Memorial Park for graveside services. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for one hour prior to the funeral service Thursday. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607. Memories and condolences may be shared with the Almany family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Ave., Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is serving the Almany family.