Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Abbotts in:
 • Tahoma National Cemetery
 • Kent
 • King County
 • Washington
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
David Vincent Abbott
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 5, 1922
Death: Jan. 31, 2011

David Abbott was born in Long Beach, California and died in Stanwood, Washington. David was the youngest of three children, preceded in death by his father, Frank, his mother Lillian, his brother, Paul, and his sister, Beatrice. He graduated from Long Beach Poly High School and Seattle Pacific College, and went on to attend San Diego State College, University of Southern California, and Fuller Theological Seminary, earning a Masters in Divinity degree.

David married Mildred Rust, his high school sweetheart,in 1943. He served in the US Navy during World War II, achieving the rank of 2nd Class Petty Officer. After seminary David ministered as pastor in Southern California, Arizona, Oregon, and Washington. He was elected superintendent of the Pacific Northwest Conference Free Methodist Church, serving for ten years covering a region from Washington to Alaska. He also served on the board of trustees of Seattle Pacific University and Western Evangelical Seminary.

David enjoyed his family and anyone who came around. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mildred Marie Abbott , their five sons David (Shari), Greg (Madeline), Martin (Georgene), Paul (Kathy), Philip (Lottie), nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

A celebration of David 's life will be held on Saturday, February 5, @ 2:00pm at Warm Beach Free Methodist Church. Military burial service will take place at Tahoma National Cemetery on Monday, February 7, 2011, @ 1:00.

Remembrances may be made in David 's memory to Warm Beach Conference Center or Seattle Pacific University.

Arrangements under the direction of Gilbertson Funeral Home, Stanwood.

Seattle Times, The (WA)Date: February 3, 2011 
Tahoma National Cemetery
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Sec. 28A site 237
Created by: Donald Miller
Record added: Apr 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67895170
David Vincent Abbott
Added by: Shannon [Hill] Lanning
David Vincent Abbott
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Flaghead
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

FREEDOM IS NOT FREE - This life of freedom and peace has been brought to you by a soldier. Let no soldier be forgotten - ever.
- Lloyd & Joyce - Find a Grave Volunteers
 Added: Sep. 23, 2012

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED