He is survived by his wife of 45 years Mary Abbott at the home; two children Patrick (Kristi) Abbott and Mike (Autumn) Abbott; and three children from prior marriage Darlene (Jerry) Williamson, Donna Ray Hopkins, Darel (Judi) Abbott; along with ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He has three brothers Dale (Hazel) Abbott, Glen (Ginger) Abbott, Gerald “Leroy” (Anita) Abbott; and a sister June Etter and brother and sister-in-law Glenn and Bess Hawley and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents Walter and Emily Abbott and brother-in-law Eugene “Bud” Etter.
He is a 1938 Harrington High School graduate, WWII US Army Veteran and member of the American Legion Post 46 and local farmer and cattleman.
He attended Zion Lutheran Church.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Zion Lutheran Church, 1007 Washington St., Davenport, WA with Pastor Jim Stern, officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church, PO Box 95, Davenport, WA 99122 or the Foundation for Davenport Schools, PO Box 196, Davenport, WA 99122 or donors choice.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.stratefuneralhome.com.
STRATE FUNERAL HOME, DAVENPORT, WA is caring for the family.