Henry Preston Abbott

Born on March 20, 1924

Departed on December 13, 2010 and resided in Madison, TN

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HENRY PRESTON ABBOTT Jr. - Age 86 of Madison - December 13, 2010 - Preceded in death by parents, Nufie Allen Abbott and Henry P. Abbott, Sr. and by grandson Russell A. Abbott. Survived by wife of 64 years, Elizabeth M. Abbott; brother, Robert F. (Blanche) Abbott, Jonesboro, Arkansas; children Anne A. Tanner, Henry J. 'Hank' (Rita) Abbott, David C. (Karen) Abbott; grandchildren Guy Joseph (Michele) Abbott, Mark (Jeannie) Swor, Amy A. (Matt) Lowe, Emily Abbott, Katherine Abbott and by 7 great grandchildren. Henry was a 1941 graduate of East High School and attended Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee. He was a U.S Army veteran and was a Registered Professional Engineer while working in several capacities at Ferro Corp. / Reichold Chemicals / GAF Corp. for 37 years. Henry taught Sunday School classes for 40 years and was a member of Goodlettsville First Baptist for 42 years. He was a loving and devoted husband and a wonderful father and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Special thanks to the dedicated staff of Alive Hospice at St. Thomas Hospital. A celebration of Henry's life will be held at Goodlettsville First Baptist Church at 2:00 PM, Friday, December 17, 2010, with visitation at the church beginning at noon. Officiating at the memorial service will be grandson-in-law, Matt Lowe. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the Goodlettsville First Baptist Church Building Fund.

One Comment to Henry Preston Abbott

  1. Earl & Babara Burden
    November 30, -0001 12:00 am

    Mrs. Elizabeth we are very sorry for your loss of Mr. Henry we all will miss him very much we send our love and prayers to you and your family during this time.
    Earl & Barbara Burden

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