Obituaries

Albert "Bud" W. Abbott 1936 - 2009

Piper — Graveside services with full military honors for Albert “Bud” W. Abbott, 73, Piper, were Wednesday, Dec. 23, at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Mr. Abbott died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009.
He was born March 23, 1936 in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Albert W. Abbott Sr. and Juanita Billups Abbott.
Mr. Abbott was a U.S. Army veteran, retiring in 1973. He worked for Montgomery Ward, Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., JC Penney and Kraft Tool before retiring in 1997. A son, Robert Abbott, died earlier.
Survivors include two sisters, Patty Rogers-Smith and Leta Mae Verkuilin; the love of his life, JoAnn Abbott Fulcher; three children, Ronald Abbott, Roger Abbott and wife, Dana, and Kimberly Pitts and husband, Michael; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO, 64145
Alden-Harrington Funeral Home handled arrangements.