West Virginia Pioneers

Clyde French Abbott

Male 1924 - 2008  (84 years)


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  • Name Clyde French Abbott 
    Born 18 Mar 1924  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Aug 2008  Clendenin, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Clyde F. Abbott, 85, of Clendenin, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 30, 2008, at home after a short illness.
      Clyde was a World War II Army veteran, a member of both the VFW Post 8516 and Steel Workers Local 3-628 and was retired from Columbia Gas Transmission.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie H. and Edith (Ashley) Abbott; son, Clyde Randall Abbott; brothers, Volley, Roy, Opie, Lesley, and Richard; sisters, Nora Abbott, Ova Swiney, Opal Abbott, and Juanita Abbott.

      Survivors include his wife, Lecta Jean (Shamblin) Abbott; son, Danny Abbott and wife Jill of Clendenin; daughter, Cheryl Smith and husband Rick of Elkview; brother, Robert Abbott; sisters, Elizabeth Bierwirth, Imogene Sloan, Irene Brisendine, and Pauline Parker; grandchildren, Julia Danielle Dodd and husband Gary, Natalie Dawn Abbott, and Amanda Nicole Smith; great-grandchildren, Gary Daniel Dodd, Haley Elizabeth Dodd, and Gracelynn Maxine Smith; and many nieces and nephews.

      In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to HospiceCare.

      The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at Matics Funeral Home in Clendenin with the Rev. Junior Holly officiating. Burial will be at Shamblin Cemetery in Clendenin with the Rev. Ronald Swiney officiating.

      The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
    Person ID I54804  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father Willie Hezza Abbott,   b. 19 Feb 1878, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1943, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Edith Cora Ashley,   b. 11 Mar 1894, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1965, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1914  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1920 Geary, Roane, WV # 199-200
      Abbott, William H 42
      Edith C 25
      Opie L son 5
      Ovie L dau 4
      Leslie H son 1.6

      1930 Geary, Roane, WV # 269-272
      Abbott, William H 51 m age 26 WV VA WV
      Edith 36 m age 20 WVWVWV
      Roy W son 22
      Opie L son 15
      Ovie L da 13
      Howard L son 10
      Joseph R son 9
      Clyde F son 6
      Elizabeth S da 4
      Robert E son 11/12
      Ashley, Elizabeth mil 52 m age 18
      Carpenter, Herby neph 20 s
      Carter, Virginia niece 8

      1940 Geary, Roane, WV
      all born WV, 1935: all lived same house
      Abbott, Willie H 62
      Edith C 46
      Opie L son 14 s
      Lesley H son 21 s
      Richard J son 19 s
      Clyde F son 17
      Elizabeth S da 14
      Robert E son 11
      Emoige W da 7
      Pauline da 5
      Irene da 5

      Roane Co births show Willie H born to WH & Edith with no date - between births in 1923-1927
      Findagrave lists daughters Nora and Opal
    Family ID F14966  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1924 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 2008 - Clendenin, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

    3. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.