March 13, 1961 - October 14, 2014
Jeffrey Lee Abbott, 53, of New Castle, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born March 13, 1961 in Wiesbaden, Germany, a son of Ronald Dean and Erika Berta (Schreiber) Abbott. Jeff graduated from Blue River High School in 1980 and in June of the same year entered the United States Air Force serving in Desert Storm. He was an airplane mechanic and retired from the Air Force in 1994. He graduated from Ivy Tech as a Certified Nurse Aide. Jeff loved to fish and fly model airplanes. He attended the First Christian Church in Mooreland. He is survived by his mother, Erika Abbott of New Castle; two sons, Christopher Lee (wife: Nicole) Abbott of Ft. Wayne and Jason (wife: Tiffany) Abbott of Middletown; a daughter, Heidi Abbott of Beeville, TX; eight grandchildren, Caleb, Damian, Alex, Emily, Devon, Jada, Jayden, and Landon; a brother, Tom (wife: Lori) Abbott of Danville; two sisters, Cindy (husband: Rusty) Hirst of Sulphur Springs and Marian (husband: Evan) Lawton of Congerville, IL and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Abbott; his grandparents, Laura and Wilbur Abbott and his Opa and Oma Schreiber in Germany. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 17, 2014 at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Pastor Harlen Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Summit Cemetery with Military Honors provided by a contingent from Scott Air Force Base and the American Legion and VFW. Friends may call from 12 -2:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Sproles Family Funeral Home to assist the family with expenses. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Jeffrey Abbott.
Jeffrey Lee Abbott, 53, of New Castle, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born March 13, 1961 in Wiesbaden, Germany, a son of Ronald Dean and Erika Berta (Schreiber) Abbott. Jeff graduated from Blue... View Obituary & Service Information
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