Albert attended Seneca High School, and a Veteran of the USAF and Vietnam. Albert is a retired Jefferson County Corrections officer. He retired from the Fairdale Fire Department, also holding positions in the Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Department; and the Buechel Fire Department. He was a member of the Jefferson County Fire Instructors Association, and a Cordinator for the Crusade for Children. A father to Chris (Heather) Simpson of Fairdale, KY. Allen and Brian Plahetka of Louisville, KY. Brenda Cravin of Jeffersonville, Indiana. And, a husband to Sue Simpson of Louisville, KY. He also leaves behind one grand-daughter, Kandace Plahetka of Louisville; and one dog Baby Simpson of Louisville, KY.