Albert Stanley Kitchen, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away May 15, 2015.
Albert was born January 2, 1926 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Rufus and Rosa Mae Cure Kitchen. He is survived by two brothers and three sisters, as well as his wife of 61 years, Edra; 12 children (three sons, nine daughters); and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
As one of the Greatest Generation, he served in the regular Army during World War II. After the war ended, he continued service to his country in the Indiana National Guard until 1952.
At the age of 30, he accepted God’s gift of salvation and spent the rest of his life sharing his faith with others. A large part of his ministry was focused on the deaf, interpreting services, teaching sign language, and establishing deaf ministries in churches.
Friends and family may call from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Hope Baptist Church, 1055 N. Girl’s School Road, Indianapolis, with a funeral service at 5:00 p.m. He will be laid to rest, with military honors, at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2015 at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Madison, Indiana.