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Andrew Gilbert Abbott, Sr.


Andrew Gilbert Abbott, Sr.

Date of Service: Friday, August 2, 2019

Time of Service: 2:00 PM

Andrew Gilbert Abbott, Sr., 81, a resident of Henderson, died Monday, July 29, 2019, at Maria Parham Health. Born on October 2, 1937 in Vance County, he was the son of the late Erastus McCroy Abbott and Lucy West Abbott. Gilbert was a Veteran of the United States Army and the North Carolina National Guard. He was a retired salesman at Quality Farm Equipment and also worked at ARC where he served as President. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church. A memorial service with military honors will be held Friday at 2 PM in the J. M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Calvin Hedgepeth and the Rev. George Williams. He is survived by his wife, Drucilla Upchurch Abbott of the home; two sons, Andrew Gilbert Abbott, Jr. (Kimberly) and Kevin Wayne Abbott of Henderson; three sisters, Patricia A. Ellington and Frances Abbott of Henderson and Dorothy A. Hutto of Gaston South Carolina; two brothers, Thurston Abbott, of Henderson; and Hubert Abbott of Raleigh. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Morris Abbott. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Friday from 1 until 2 pm at J. M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305.

Date of Death: Monday, July 29, 2019

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