Fred Abbott, age 89, was born May 2, 1928 and departed this life on September 27, 2017.
He was preceded in death by his wifeVivian (Maxine); parentsJohn and Edna Abbott (Upchurch); and brothersJames and Leo Abbott.
He is survived by his daughterDebbie (Tommy) Nelson; three
grandchildrenTommy, John (Jordan), and M'Rae Nelson; brothersErnie, Linc (Penny), Willie (Janet), and Ray; sistersChristine McDaniel, Jean (Merlin) McDaniel, Cora Sturgeon, Lorine (Dave) Combs, Linda (Louie) Sayre, plus numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
He enjoyed working on the farm, bailing hay and taking care of his cattle.
He loved hunting and being outside.
His family was important to him.
He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.
Graveside services and burial were held Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Gap Creek Church Cemetery with Bro. Tom Nelson officiating.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, expressions of
sympathy take the form of donations to: Gap Creek Church Cemetery
Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Published on October 3, 2017