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Richard L. Abbott

Richard L. Abbott Richard L. Abbott

Richard Lee Abbott, 62, Elizabeth, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at Lee Memorial Health Park in Fort Myers, Fla.

Born July 12, 1959, in Elizabeth, he was the son of the late Garland and Clara Mae Moser Abbott.

He was a manager of construction equipment rental and graduated from Prosser School of Technology, where he studied diesel mechanic.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruthie Abbott.

Survivors include his wife, Deanna K. Abbott of Cape Coral, Fla.; three daughters, Rikki Abbott of Corydon, Dawn Hedden (Matt) of Elizabeth and Blair Abbott Jordan of Leavenworth; three brothers, Gary, Dave and Mike Abbott, all of Elizabeth; two sisters, Paula Murphy and Kathy Ridge, both of Elizabeth; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Monday, Jan. 3, from noon to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 4, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

The funeral will be Tuesday, Jan. 4, at noon at the funeral home with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth.

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