Robert "Bob" Lee Abbott, 81, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 – 5 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home.
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Mr. Abbott was a native of Lenoir County and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. After serving in the United States Air Force, he owned and operated Beef Barn Restaurants in Greenville, Kinston and Cary for more than 45 years. A member of Hooker Memorial Christian Church, Bob was an avid golfer, ECU fan, and member of the Pirate Club.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Ginnie Burnette Abbott; and sons, Robert L. "Sandy" Abbott Jr., of Atlanta and John M. Abbott and wife, Kris, of Tampa, Fla.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hooker Memorial Christian Church, 1111 Greenville Blvd. SE, Greenville, NC 27858.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Reflector on Nov. 16, 2013