Joe Abbott, 83
Joe P. Abbott, 83, passed away Sept. 11, 2023, at Oroville, Calif.
Joe was born March 20, 1940, in Thurman, the son of Adam and Bonnie (Jones) Abbott. Joe grew up and attended school in Red Oak. He then married Karen Tull. They had three children, Alin, Callea, and Belynda. The family moved to California when the children were young. Joe and Karen later divorced. Joe married Ita Schoop in California. To this union, a daughter, Amelia “Amy” was born. He later married Leta Madge.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wives; brothers, Doug, Jerry, and Kenneth “Tuffy” Abbott; and sisters, Donetta Cady, Dixie Dozier, and Marjorie Munn.
Survivors include his children, Alin (Georgia) Abbott; Callea Farmer; Belynda Daniels; and Amy (Marc) Verbisk; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, John (Lorraine) Abbott and Danny (Joyce) Abbott; sisters, Bonnie (Arthur) Elkins; Sharon McGinnis; and Carmen Williams; special friends, Deane Enea and Sharon Angle; and nephew, Donald Dozier; along with many other relatives and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.