SHELBYVILLE - Abell, Samuel "Scott," 51, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was born in Shelbyville and lived in Shelby County all of his life. He was a Shelby County High School graduate and received a degree in horticulture from Jefferson Community and Technical College. He worked for Winn-Dixie in his early years and finished his career at Bluegrass Nursery, Inc.
He was preceded in death by his brother, James "Dale" Abell; and his grandparents, Willie and Nannie Wade and Donna and J.C. Abell.
Survivors include his wife, Sabra; his daughters, Emily Abell and Sara Abell; his parents, Samuel and Janet Abell; his sister, Deborah Abell Kramer; his stepchildren, Boone Smith and Brandi Smith; his stepgrandson, Paityn; his nieces, Erin Abell and Samantha Hogan; his nephew, Dustin Abell; and his many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Shannon Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday.
Expressions of sympathy: Kosair's Children Hospital.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 29, 2013