Adalberto “Al” Lopez-Sanchez, 86

Adalberto Lopez-Sanchez, 86, passed away on May 27, 2021.

Born in Puerto Rico in 1935, Al moved to Lakeland and remained in the area for over 40 years since 1977.
Al achieved the admirable rank of TGST while serving in the United States Air Force for 20 years from 1956-1976, and he honorably served our county in Vietnam for one year in 1965. He enjoyed woodworking and dancing to the music of his beloved homeland, Puerto Rico – La Isla del Ericanto. Al is survived by his wife, Adoración “Dory” Lopez of San Antonio, FL; son Adalberto “Al” Lopez, Jr., his wife Becky and their children of Belleville, IL; and daughter Ana Huron and her husband Santiago Huron and their children of San Antonio, FL.

A committal service with military honors will be held for Al at Florida National Cemetery in late May. Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.