A loving father and grandfather, he passed away at his home in Port Vincent surrounded by family on Friday, March 01, 2013. He was 75 and a retired equipment operator for the Operating Engineers Local 406. He was also a cattleman and loved raising his cattle. He was a true outdoorsman, enjoying his time fishing and hunting. He was an avid LSU and Saints fan. Visiting will be at the Kincade Hall at St. Joseph Church, 15710 La. Hwy 16, French Settlement LA. 70733 on Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 5 pm to 9 pm. Visiting will resume at St. Joseph Church on Monday, March 4, 2013 from 9 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am. Burial to follow in Port Vincent Cemtery. He is survived by his daughters and their husbands, Jennifer Guitreau and Lawrence and Barbara Lambert and Terry; sons and their wives, Jeffrey Abbott and Cindy, Johnnie Abbott and Terrie, Walter "Simon" Abbott, and Wayne Abbott and Barbara; sisters and their husbands, Carolyn Brady and Gary, Fabian "Fay" Brady and Robert "Shorty", Cheryl "Cherry" Elmore and Mike, Rosemary Barnett and John, Nancy Buratt and Steve, and Julie Chutz; brothers and their wives, Lynwood Abbott and Maynell, William "Bill" Abbott, Jr. and Carol Jean, and John Abbott and Nancy; brother in law, S.J. Persac and wife Dorothy; sister in law, Earline Persac; grandchildren, Dallas and husband Curtis, Ryan, Jonathan, Ashleigh and husband Patrick, Katlyn, Stephanie, Evan, and Brett and Bryan and their mother, Missy; honorary grandchildren, Chase and Victor; great grandchildren, Cole and wife, Shasta, Andrew, Alexis, Erin, and Luke. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine Persac Abbott; parents, William "Billy" and Elaine Abbott; grandson, Paul; and a nephew, Brett Brady. Pallbearers will be his grandsons. Please offer your condolences at www.oursofh.com
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 1 to Mar. 4, 2013