Norman Abbott, age 51 of Chipley passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was of the Baptist faith and had lived in Chipley since 1976 moving here from Garden Grove, Calif. Norman was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed spending time on his computer. He was born on June 22, 1961 in Oakland, Calif., to Hughey and Shirley Abbott.
He is preceded in death by his father, Hughey Garfield Abbott; paternal grandparents, Hughey and Beatrice Abbott; maternal grandparents, Norman Moll and Jewel Cutright Moll and step-grandmother Ann.
Survivors include his loving wife, Stacie Abbott of Chipley; mother, Shirley Ann Abbott of Chipley; sons, Dylan Abbott of Bonifay and Jeremy Abbott of Chipley; stepchildren, Sharon Davis of Chipley and William Davis of Calif.; brothers, Todd Abbott and wife Ginger of Chipley and Gary Abbott and wife Tammy of Graceville; sister, Kimberly Ann Pate and husband Alfred of Chipley and granddaughter Kay Davis.
Services for Norman were held on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 10 a.m., in the First Free Will Baptist Church of Chipley with the Rev. Ben Hull officiating. Interment followed in Glenwood Cemetery, Chipley. Visitation was held on Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.