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Donald William "Doodle" Abernathy
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1925
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 2011
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

Donald "Doodle" W. Abernathy, 86, went to be with our heavenly father, May 27, 2011, at Gaston Hospice Robin Johnson House, Dallas.

He was born March 6, 1925, a native of Gaston County, son of the late Grier and Lucy B. Abernathy.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Adolphus, David, Francis, Joe and Junior Abernathy and one sister, Beulah A. Johnson.

Mr. Abernathy worked for Gaston County Dyeing Machine Co. for over 25 years. He also worked for Clippard's Inc. for over 20 years and retired as service attendant from Brittan's Convenient Store.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years Ethel Josephine (Jo) Abernathy; two sons, Donald (Butch) Abernathy and wife Nancy (Fuzz) of Belmont, Harry (Buddy) and wife Judy of Mount Holly; one daughter, Rebecca (Becky) Abernathy and significant other, Jethro Lucas Jr. of Stanley; three grandchildren, Leigh A. Faulkenberry and husband Bobby of Gastonia, Jennifer A. Drury and husband Chad of Mount Holly and Tracy A. Dellinger and husband Danny of Stanley; six great-grandchildren and one brother, Hubert Abernathy and wife Eleanor of Stanley.

The family of "Doodle" would like to extend their appreciation to Gaston Hospice (Robin Johnson House Staff) for their excellent care.

A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Abernathy will be at Lebanon United Methodist Church, 5033 Lebanon Church Road, (off Hwy. 150) Maiden, NC 28650, with the Rev. Gary Fulker officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Family links: 
  Grier Joseph Abernethy (1896 - 1939)
  Lucy Bynum Abernethy (1897 - 1987)
  Adolphus Kirby Abernathy (1917 - 1985)*
  David Andrew Abernathy (1922 - 1979)*
  Donald William Abernathy (1925 - 2011)
*Calculated relationship
Lebanon United Methodist Cemetery
Catawba County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: MJ
Record added: May 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70538855
Donald William Doodle Abernathy
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- MJ
 Added: May. 29, 2011

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