ALPINE- Graveside service for Benjamin "Bud" Edward Abbott, Jr. 83, of Alpine, Alabama will be Sunday at 2 pm at Pine Hill Memorial Park. Usrey Funeral Home of Talladega will direct. Mr. Abbott passed away September 21, 2012 at The Village at Cook Springs. "Bud" was a native of Washington, D.C. He was a graduate of the University of Florida and a member of Pi Kappa Phi. He was a US Navy veteran during the Korean War on the USS Tripoli. He worked at NASA with Werner Von Braun on the Saturn V Project at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. He lived on Logan Martin for the past 40 years and loved the outdoors. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elllianna Abbott, daughters, Celeni Sasser of Alpine, AL, Dawn Abbott of Birmingham, AL, sons, Mark Abbott of Loganville, GA, and Scott Abbott of Gallatin, TN, grandchildren, Jessica, Campbell, Mason and Mallory, sister Gaye Abbott of San Diego, CA, brothers, Ted Abbott of Dallas, GA, and Ron Abbott of San Diego, CA, along with several nieces and nephews. Online condolences can be sent to www.usreyfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Daily Home on Sept. 22, 2012