Mr. Abbott, of Keizer, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. He was 67.

Born July 30, 1944, he was a U.S. Navy veteran and volunteered for Pioneer Little League.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Genevieve Estel Abbott, and his parents. Survivors include: three sons, Gordon, Mike (Nikki) and Jon (Shawn); five grandchildren, Tiffany, Ariel, Christopher, Austin and Logan; three sisters, a brother and extended family.

A casual celebration of life service is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at 1120 E. Cleveland Street in Woodburn. Please bring potluck item.