Wayne Thomas Abbott

Wayne Thomas Abbott

Birth
Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 14 Jan 2011 (aged 79)
Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 64307978 · View Source
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Wayne Thomas Abbott, 79, of Poteau, OK passed away Friday, January 14, 2011 in Poteau. Wayne was born in Poteau on February 6, 1931 to Joseph Lester & Floy May (Bell) Abbott. He was a graduate of Wister High School in 1948. He graduated from the US Air Force Cadet Program in 1957 receiving his commission. Wayne was a fighter pilot. He served in Vietnam; was awarded a Distinguished Flying and retired as a Major. Upon his retirement in 1974 at the request of the Poteau Mayor he took over the Poteau airport and started the business of "Poteau Flying Service" from which he retired in 1988. After that he went to work for Fenton Motors & Broadway Motors for 12 years. In January 2000 he had a stroke and survived that until his passing. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John D. Abbott & sister, Margaret Alice Box.


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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 16 Jan 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 64307978
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wayne Thomas Abbott (6 Feb 1931–14 Jan 2011), Find a Grave Memorial no. 64307978, citing Oakland Cemetery, Poteau, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .