Robert Lewi Alban
Robert Lewi Alban, 64, of St. Croix, Virgin Islands and Fredericksburg, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Tri-Star Care Center.
A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.
Ashes were interred in the church columbarium and will also be scattered at sea near Cane Bay, St. Croix, Virgin Islands.
Alban was born April 12, 1952, in San Antonio, the son of Paul Edward Alban and Laura Blocker Lewis.
He was a boat builder and sailing crew hand, and was a mold maker of valves for the oil industry.
He was also a crew chief for hull mold making at Gold Coast Yachts in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, and worked as a composite specialist for NASA’s Space Shuttle program.
Survivors include one sister, Finn (Susan L.) Alban of Fredericksburg.
Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice.