Jerry Wayne Abbott ,70, passed away on Monday June 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Vance County, the son of the late Ida Pearl Burnette Abbott and Clyde Rogers Abbott.
Jerry was a member of the Harris Chapel Baptist Church and a proud veteran having served in the US Army. He retired from Cooper Tools in Apex after 39 years of service. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister; Patricia Hill, a brother; Billy Abbott and a previous wife; Star Cardwell Abbott.
A memorial service will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon June 21, 2018 in the Harris Chapel Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Haley officiating. Inurnment will follow in the family Columbarium in the church cemetery with Military honors.
Jerry is survived by his wife; Sarah Wall Abbott, a son; Jeff Abbott (Valerie) of Durham; daughters, Dawn Abbott Castro of Franklinton , Milli Edwards and her friend Carlos of Louisburg, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, 2 brothers; Jack Abbott (Janice) of Manson, Ronnie Abbott (Margaret) of Oak Island; special brother-in-law, Morris Hill of Youngsville; a sister-in-law, Teresa Abbott of Franklinton and a special friend and buddy, his dog Jackson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harris Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2960 Tarboro Road, Youngsville, NC 27596.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church Fellowship Hall.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, NC (919) 556-5811
Harris Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund
2960 Tarboro Rd, Youngsville NC 27596