|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1922|
Los Angeles County
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 2009|
Died in Santa Rosa, CA on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at the age of 87. He was born in Pasadena, CA the oldest of four boys (Raymond, Hal and Donald) whose parents were Jessa and Margery Abbott. He was the loving husband for over 63 years of Marie Moffitt Abbott, originally from Ashtabula County, OH, and the loving father of Richard "Rick" Abbott and his wife Sharon of Santa Rosa, CA, Sherryl "Sherry" (Abbott) Sanders and her husband Kent of Reno, NV, and Bruce Abbott and his wife Jane of Santa Monica, CA. He was the beloved grandfather of Nick and Ashley Abbott, Ryan, Geoffrey and Kendra Sanders, step-grandson Ted Tao and great-grandson Sammy Abbott. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law Josephine (Jo Abbott) Fulton and Kathryn (Kay) Abbott and cousin Elsa Ann Abbott. He lived the greater parts of his life in Pasadena and Santa Monica, CA and Bend, OR. A veteran of World War II, US Army Corps, he flew 33 combat missions as a B-17 pilot in the European Theatre. Important in his life were family gatherings, baseball, fishing, camping and hiking in the great outdoors. He was respected for his honesty, integrity, and strength of moral character. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. Private inurnment. If you would like to make a charitable contribution in his honor, please do so to The US Air Force Academy Foundation, 10 Lake Circle, Colorado Springs, CO 80906. DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES FUNERAL and CREMATION SERVICES Santa Rosa, CA 95405 707-525-3730
Published in Press Democrat from September 2 to September 5, 2009
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Specifically: Private inurnment
Created by: Geraldine "Gerry" Hume...
Record added: Sep 30, 2009
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