John W. Abbott, age 65, of Ocean View and formerly of Greenbelt, MD died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. He was born in Henderson, NC and was the son of the late Ralph W. and Lillian V. (Jarrell) Abbott.
He was a member of the Steam Fitters Union Local 602 in Washington and had worked for Kirlin Mechanical Services in Rockville. He was a member of the Mason-Dixon VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View, an avid golfer and member of the Indian River Senior Golf League.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy Naylor Abbott of Ocean View; a son, Brian S. Abbott of Greenbelt; a daughter, Amy R. White and her husband Reed of Quakertown, PA; a brother-in-law, Charles Naylor of Glenmont, NY and two grandchildren, Jared and Rachel White.
A celebration of John’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Mason-Dixon VFW Post 7234, 29265 Marshy Hope Way, Ocean View, DE
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to Beebe Medical Center, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958 or to Atlantic General Hospital, 9733 Healthway Dr., Berlin, MD 21811.