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Wayne Thomas Abbott
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1931
Poteau
Le Flore County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 2011
Poteau
Le Flore County
Oklahoma, USA

Wayne Thomas Abbott, 79, of Poteau, OK passed away Friday, January 14, 2011 in Poteau. Wayne was born in Poteau on February 6, 1931 to Joseph Lester & Floy May (Bell) Abbott. He was a graduate of Wister High School in 1948. He graduated from the US Air Force Cadet Program in 1957 receiving his commission. Wayne was a fighter pilot. He served in Vietnam; was awarded a Distinguished Flying and retired as a Major. Upon his retirement in 1974 at the request of the Poteau Mayor he took over the Poteau airport and started the business of "Poteau Flying Service" from which he retired in 1988. After that he went to work for Fenton Motors & Broadway Motors for 12 years. In January 2000 he had a stroke and survived that until his passing. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John D. Abbott & sister, Margaret Alice Box. 
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Poteau
Le Flore County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jan 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64307978
Wayne Thomas Abbott
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Wayne Thomas Abbott
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Added by: Eunice Chapmond - Kilgore
 
 
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- D.C.
 Added: Aug. 3, 2011
"Rest In Peace"
- Eunice Chapmond - Kilgore
 Added: Jul. 27, 2011

- MillieBelle
 Added: Jan. 17, 2011
 
 
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