Mr. Robert Allison Abernathy, 71, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2005, at Fort Worth, Texas
He was the only son of the late Tom Abernathy and Ren Abernathy of Grover, NC.
He had lived with his sister in Fort Worth for 35 years. Though he had down syndrome, the family and friends that knew Robert loved him with his happy attitude and clever ways of everyday life.
One other person Robert thoroughly enjoyed laughing and joking with, was his late brother-in-law, Forrest Davis, Jr., who passed away one year ago.
He is survived by a sister, Nancy A. Davis of Ft. Worth, Texas; a niece, Rennetta and husband Steve O’Quinn of Plains, TX; a nephew, George and wife Laura Davis of Fort Worth, TX; a nephew, Forrest and wife Rebecca Davis III of Decatur, TX; great nieces and nephews, Allison Taylor, Allen Taylor, and Carol Davis all of Weatherford, TX; Benjamin Davis of Fort Worth, TX; Annaliesa O’Quinn and Blake O’Quinn both of Plains, TX; Drew Davis and Delaney Davis both of Decatur, TX; a great-great niece Sierra Davis of Fort Worth, TX; and a great-great nephew, Tucker Taylor of Weatherford, TX.
The graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM Rose Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Benjamin Davis officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Tuesday, at Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston.