Donald Lester Abbott

Saturday, July 23, 2011

March 24, 1927 - June 25, 2011

Donald Lester Abbott, 84, of Century Village, Deerfield Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011.

He was born March 24, 1927 in Greencastle, the son of James Milton and Jettie (Reece) Abbott.

He was a 1946 graduate of Greencastle High School.

Survivors include nieces Linda Siers (Duane) of Deerfield Beach, Sharon Hinkle (Wallace) of Greencastle and Barbara Handy (Dr. Ken) of Kankakee, Ill.; nephews Jim Abbott (Dr. Kay) of Terre Haute, David Abbott of West Palm Beach, Fla., Rev. Tom Abbott (Dr. Pauline) of Osage Beach, Mo., Jim Abbott (Lauren) of Raleigh, N.C., and Mark Abbott (Linda) of Deerfield Beach; three aunts, Bessie Osborne of Orlando, Fla., Iva Reece of Somerset, Ky., and Lois Abbott of Merced, Calif.; and several cousins, great-nephews and great-nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Vernon Abbott, Willard Abbott, Smith Abbott and infant brother John Phillip Abbott.

A family memorial service was held July 16 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Pompano Beach, Fla.

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