Bertie O. Abbott, Jr.|
Cheriton - Bertie O. Abbott, Jr., better known as Buck, 88, husband of Thelma Lewis Abbott and a resident of Cheriton, VA, passed away Friday, August 16, 2013 at his residence. A native of Townsend, VA, he was the son of the late Bertie O. Abbott, Sr. and the late Manie Costin Abbott. He was a retired Sargent for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge - Tunnel Police, member of Cheriton United Methodist Church, Cheriton Volunteer Fire Company and Capeville Masonic Lodge #107 AF & AM.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Linda Linzey of Virginia Beach, VA, Dan Phillips Abbott of Portsmouth, VA; two sisters, Susie Kelley of Norfolk, VA, Ella Edwards of Elizabeth City, NC; one brother, Gerald Abbott of Norfolk; two grandchildren, Jason Gordon and his wife, Kathryn, of Fredericksburg, VA, Kathlin Gordon of Virginia Beach; three great grandchildren, Lily Gordon, William Gordon, and Emmalyne Furman. He was predeceased by three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Cheriton United Methodist Church with Reverend Patricia Money officiating. Interment will follow in Cape Charles Cemetery with Masonic Rites. Family will join friends at Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6 to 7:30. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Cheriton United Methodist Church, c/o Jo Ann Heneghan, P.O. Box 297, Cheriton, VA 23316 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Eastern Shore, 65 Market Street, Suite #3, Onancock, VA 23417.
He will be remembered as a good man.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles, Virginia
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 18, 2013