Omer Lee Abbott(1920 - 2013)

OMER LEE ABBOTT Omer Lee Abbott, 92, died February 9, 2013, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Born March 26, 1920, in Phoenix, AZ, to Jesse Lee and Annie Marion Stewart Abbott, was Army Sergeant in WWII, known for pistol skills. Managed large commercial cabinet operation, owned Abbott Cabinet Company with son. Married Lillian Ellen Nelson May, 1941, in Yuma, AZ. Member LDS Church. Enjoyed family waterskiing, restoring cars, and building hotrods. Loved picnics and time with grandchildren. Children: Linda (Carl) York of Otis, OR; and Judy Ann Shepherd of Chico, CA; Jerry (Karen) Abbott of Idaho Falls, ID; 6 Grandchildren, 7 Great. Preceded by wife, son-in-law, Jerry Shepherd, brother, Maurice "Bud," and sister, Pauline. A Celebration of Life will be held in California at a later date. Condolences online at

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Feb. 14, 2013