Kenneth R. ABBOTT

News Death Notice

ABBOTT, Kenneth R. age 80, went to be with the Lord on June 17th, 2013. Family that preceded him in death are; his parents, William and Dovie Abbott, brothers; Donald, Carl, and Charles, one sister Della (John) Gutwein, grandson Joseph Purvis, sister-in-law Barbara Abbott. Survived by his wife, Lois E. Abbott (Brewer), four children; DaRhonda Schwartzentruber Kenneth Jr. (Mary) Abbott , Dianna (Rick) Cox of OH, Arlan (Marcia) Abbott of MO, brothers, Larry (Posie) and James (Sylvia) Abbott, sister, Betty Reynolds, sisters-in-law Phyllis Abbott and Edna, ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, & nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly. He was born on August 31st, 1932 in Science Hill, KY. He served 2 years in the U.S. Army. He retired from GM in 1981 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Church of God Evening Light for over 50 years, where he enjoyed song leading for many years. He was loved and will be greatly missed. A special thanks to Community Mercy Hospice for all their loving care. Visitation for family and relatives will be held at Newcomer Funeral Home South Chapel on Thursday, June 20th 2013 at 9:00am with a public visitation from 10:00am-11:00am, with a service at 11:00am. Graveside committal will be held at Miami Valley Memory Gardens immediately following. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in care of The Church of God, 610 N. Race St., Springfield, OH 45504. To leave the family a special message, visit

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Published in Dayton Daily News on June 19, 2013