Mr. Lonnie Luther Abbott of Somerset, Kentucky, formerly of Monticello, Kentucky passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at The University of Louisville, having attained the age of 73 years, 11months and 27 days. He was born on Tuesday, July 28, 1942, in the Beech Bottom community of Clinton County, Kentucky, the son of Arlen Roosevelt and Ivola Troxell Abbott,
He was a mechanic for Chevrolet Motors and a Proud Democrat. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Elmer Abbott, Betty Dyson and Stephen Abbott.
He is survived by his wife, Jerry Abbott of Somerset, Kentucky, children, Nora (and Robert) Marcum of Somerset, Kentucky, Mark (and Tatjana) Abbott of Germany, Susan (and J.R.) Richardson of Monticello, Kentucky and Michael Abbott of Corbin, Kentucky, Grandchildren, Kyle Marcum, Trey Richardson, Zachary Richardson, Melanie Richardson, Melissa Abbott, William Richardson, Hayley Abbott and Houston Abbott, Great-grandchildren, Eli and Colson. A gathering of family and friends will be held to celebrate his life on Thursday, July 28, 2016, from 5 :00 to 8:00 p.m., at the home of Ms. Hilda Richardson, 127 Kendrick Avenue Monticello, Kentucky. In lieu of Flowers contributions are appreciated to help with final expenses. Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences at www.norris-new.com.
Published on July 27, 2016