Buford "Butch" Abell (1939 - 2017)


Buford "Butch" Abell, son of the late Arnold B. and Edith Mae Mills Abell, was born Friday, Nov. 24, 1939 in Bradfordsville, and departed this life on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in Louisville at the Norton Suburban Hospital. He was 77 years, 11 months and 8 days of age.
He united in marriage to Irene Coffman, who preceded him in death in 2003.
Survivors include seven children, Leonard Abell and wife Wilma of Campbellsville, Victor Abell of Lebanon, Chuck Abell of Indiana, Allen Abell and Laura Abell Lee, both of Iowa, Ada Abell of Harrodsburg and Rebecca Dutill and husband Bob of Florida; three sisters, 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Buford "Butch" Abell was Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral with burial to follow in the Whited Cemetery in Casey County with full Military Honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
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L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Rd
Campbellsville, KY 42718
(270) 465-5151
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Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Nov. 30, 2017
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