CABOT - Nelson Knight "Bud" Abbott, 63, died July 1, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
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He was born June 27, 1949, in Barre, the son of Knight and Ruth (Nelson) Abbott. He graduated from Cabot High School in 1967.
On Aug. 8, 1986, he married Yolanda Hall in Woodbury.
He was a machinist for Elltee in Barre, The Vermont Machine Co. in Hardwick, Estabrook Engineering in Derby and Russell Supply Co. in Burlington.
He was a member of Always Live in Vermont, the Green Mountain Masonic Lodge 68 in Cabot, the Mount Sinai Shriners and the Elks Club, both in Montpelier. He enjoyed collecting guns, trips to Reno and Las Vegas, and playing cards.
Survivors include a daughter, Louanna Dutil, of Plainfield; a son, Daniel Abbott, of Cabot; three brothers, David Abbott, of Tetonia, Idaho, Tim Abbott, of Fairfield, and James Abbott, of Cabot; a sister, Diane Thompson, of Barre; four grandchildren; aunts, uncle, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife; a son, Douglas Abbott; and two brothers, Knight Abbott Jr. and Richard Abbott.
Visiting hours will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Northern Vermont Funeral Home, 60 Elm St. in Hardwick.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 5, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Durant Cemetery in lower Cabot.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.
Published in Times Argus on July 3, 2012