|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1906|
Newport News City
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 1995|
Son of George Francis Abbitt,Sr and Otway Culvin Moorman Abbitt.
Brother of Dora,Eloise,Watkins M.Abbitt,Sr,Herbert M.Abbitt and Charles W.Abbitt.
A descendant of Major Thomas West whose family came to the United States from England in early colonial days.
Grdauated from Appomattox High School,from 1925 to 1928 he attended the University of Richmond and in 1931 he received the LL.B degree from T.C.Williams School of Law.
On March 3,1935 he married Sarah Josephine Cundiff of Altavista,Virginia and has two daughters, Frances P Abbitt.
Widower of both Sarah Josephine Cundiff Abbitt and Harriet R Abbitt.
Entered private practice of law in July 1931,from January 1942 to December 1947 he was Substitute Trail Justice for Appomattox County.In January 1948 he was elected Commonwealth Attorney for Appomattox county and served until 1964,when he was appointed Judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit.Retired Judge of Virginia's 10th Judicial Circuit,in 1976.
Member of Liberty Baptist Church,where he served as Chairman of the Board of Deacons.
Member of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity.
Bio By:Paula Lucy Delosh
Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: PL
Record added: Oct 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12172788
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