86 of Pendleton, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the VAMC in Louisville. The son of the late Ervin Allen and Florence (Mahoney) Abbott, Sam was a farmer and a WWII Army Veteran, receiving an American Theatre Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theatre Ribbon, Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
The Guest Book is expired.
Sam was preceded in death by two sisters: Katherine Jackson and Louise Spalding; and a great-granddaughter, Zaira Weaver.
He is survived by his wife, Martha (Combs) Abbott of Pendleton; daughters Pat Roberts and husband, Dennis, of Campbellsburg, and Carol Sue Hettinger and husband, Anthony, of Crestwood; sons Raymond Abbott and wife, Inge, of Bedford, Chester Abbott of Bedford, Samuel E. Abbott of Bedford, Melvin Abbott and wife, Tammy, of Campbellsburg; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by Minister Nancy Burrows of Remnant Restoration Ministries. Interment will be in the Point Pleasant Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the VA Hospice (GPF# 524) at 800 Zorn Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206.
Visitation at10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.
Published in The Trimble Banner from May 15 to May 22, 2013