Albert Kao Lin went to be with the Lord in the early morning hours of April 30, 2022. His kind and gentle soul was a blessing to everyone he met.
He is preceded in death by his dear mother, Ya-Lin Kao.
Left to cherish the memories are his beloved wife Sheryl Lin; father Dr. Jacob Lin (Dr. Miaochuan Chang); brother Andrew Lin; aunt Grace Kao (Shao Wen) and cousins Aaron (Peng), Alex, and Dr. Angela Wen; mother and father-in-law Evelyn and Eduardo Saliba; sister-in-law Maricris Aguilar (JR) and two nephews Mason Lucas and Elliot James; as well as many other relatives in Taiwan whom he loved.
Albert was born in New York, but was raised in New Jersey. He received his undergraduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University and went on to receive his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree at the University of Pittsburgh in 2012. Albert later moved to Virginia and became the owner of Lighthouse Dental Group. As the owner, it was his goal to spread the light and love of Jesus through dentistry.
Albert enjoyed adventure and the outdoors. Hiking and fishing were some of his favorite pastimes. He loved experiencing the world through travel and cuisine. He was an avid runner. It was in his running that he would physically display to the world the depth of his fighting spirit within. Shortly after receiving proton therapy treatment, Albert would run the fourth leg of a marathon while inspiring all to run this race of life as Jesus would want us to.
Albert had the biggest heart in serving others. His love for Jesus and His church was evident in how Albert treated each and every person he met. He was loving, humble, giving, and compassionate. He spent much of his time outside of dentistry ministering to the youth, his calling. He was goofy, funny, and told the corniest dad jokes. He always had the biggest smile on his face and his laughter was nothing short of contagious.
A visitation will be held for Albert K. Lin on Friday, May 13, 2022 from 6-8PM. There will be another viewing the following day on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 9-10AM followed by a celebration of life service beginning 10am. All services will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home located at 5033 Rouse Dr. Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462.
In lieu of flowers, Sheryl is receiving donations towards International Christian Church and The National Brain Tumor Society in Honor of Albert K. Lin. Payment can be made for both at https://pushpay.com/g/