Ray Allen Abbott, born July 14, 1953 in Pasadena, Texas went to be with the Lord and his parents Marvin and Lucille Abbott on October 16, 2008 at home surrounded by his family. Ray had many accomplishments throughout his life including becoming an Eagle Scout and a dedicated musician. Some of his passions included being an avid golfer, dog lover, and lifelong musician who loved playing his guitar for family and friends. He had the pleasure of playing alongside BB King, Chubby Checkers, and Kenny Loggins. He also enjoyed playing in a number of charity golf tournaments, attending the Texas Open, and playing his weekly golf games. Ray was an IT salesman who excelled at his work. He was a consistent top salesman who especially enjoyed working on projects with the various Universities he helped serve. He also owned and operated several companies over the course of his life, as well as developed the website Amigo Golf. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Joan Abbott, and their three children Kristin, Austin, and Christopher. Other family members include his brother John Abbott, his sisters Judy Lowe and Joan Bara and her husband Barry, along with many other family members and friends that loved him. The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 19, 2008, from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Porter Loring North. SERVICE MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2008 10:30 A.M. PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL Interment will follow in Mission Burial Park North. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Texas A&M Foundation in care of Robert Walker Best Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 16400, College Station, TX 77841. You are invited to sign the Guestbook at www.porterloring.com Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary North.
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Published in Express-News on Oct. 19, 2008