|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1943|
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 2006|
Dr. David Eugene Abbott Phd., 62, of Petersburg, formerly of Springfield, died Saturday January 14, 2006.
He was born in Springfield, January 15, 1943 the son of Louis and Florence McDonald Abbott.
He earned his doctorate in Psychology from the University of Illinois. He taught in the Springfield Public Schools and after his retirement, continued to teach in the school system, and was also a professor at Lincoln Land Community College. Dr. Abbott was also a pilot for Richardson Manufacturing in Springfield.
Dr. Abbot was a pilot, builder, and musician. He was a member of Southern View Chapel and served as the church organist for over 50 years. He was a member of AOPA, and PADI.
Surviving are his sister, Sharon Whitcomb, of Elmhurst, IL, a niece, Julie (husband Dan) Blackson, of Ozark, MO, 2 nephews, Steve (wife Lynn) Whitcomb, of Carpentersville, IL and Mark (wife Debbie) Whitcomb, of Elmhurst, IL. He has 3 cousins, Esther Rader, of Springfield, Margie Bearss, of Haywood, WI, and Richard Zimmer, of Blue Mound, WI.
Visitation will be from 9:30AM until time of services at 11 Saturday at the Southern View Chapel. Rev. Gary Gilley will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park, near Riverton. Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home West.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Southern View Chapel, 4500 S. 2nd St. Springfield, IL 62703
Please visit online celebration of life at www.mem.com
Louis E Abbott (1910 - 2003)
Florence Virginia MacDonald Abbott (1911 - 1986)
Roselawn Memorial Park
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Jun 17, 2010
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