Nedsel Ray “Dickie” Abbott, 82 of Tamcliffe, departed this life on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at his residence.
Born on April 3, 1929 at Ethel, he was the son of the late General and Bertha Mae Chafin Abbott.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers: Johnny, Raymond, Willie, Harrison and Gene Abbott; two sisters: Pauline Browning and May Whitt; two brothers-in-law: Clinton Cline and Cecil Browning; and one granddaughter, Kimberly Diane Horn.
“Dickie”, as he was known to many, was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He was a retired plumber and of the Full Gospel Faith. He loved spending time with his wonderful family and friends. When he would see you he would throw up his hand and give you one of those wonderful smiles. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Those left to love and cherish the memory of “Dickie” and to mourn his passing include his wonderful wife of 64 years, Truby Mounts Abbott of Tamcliffe; his son, Danny Ray Abbott of Tamcliffe; his three grandsons: Travis and Dalton Abbott of Tamcliffe and Danny Abbott, Jr., of Man; his two great grandchildren: Melanie Deanna Horn and Edward Allen Horn both of Vansant Virginia; his sister, Orlena “Ladie” Cline of Chapmanville; his brother, Homer Abbott of Baltimore Maryland; his three great sisters-in-law: Brenda Abbott of Wharncliffe, Daisey Mae Abbott of Oceana, and Loraine Mounts of Tamcliffe; his brother-in-law, Gene Mounts of Tamcliffe; his special daughter-in-law, Tina Marie Abbot; his special friend, Chris Brumfield; and a host of other dear family and friends.
Friends may gather with the family at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel in Gilbert on Saturday, September 17th from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Funeral services will follow at 8 pmo n Saturday, September 17th at the Chapel with the Rev. David Browning and Rev. Richard Robinette officiating.
To honor his wishes "Dickie" will be cremated.
He is gone from our sight but never from our hearts.