Curtis A. Abbey, 75, of Covington, Louisiana, a former long time resident of Woodhull, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Mandeville, Louisiana following an extended illness.
Curtis was born in Rathbone, NY on June 23, 1944, a son of the late George D. and Blanche E. (Hurd) Abbey.
On April 1, 1963 Curtis and the former Joann Knapp married. Joann preceded him in death on November 25, 2005.
Curtis had been a painter at the Ingersoll Rand Co. in Painted Post. He was a friend to all and would welcome anyone into his home that had a need for help.
Surviving are his children, Ann Sherman of Pennsylvania, Tony Abbey of Covington, LA, Peggy Abbey of Georgia and Terry Abbey (Karen Gosh) of Syracuse, NY, his grandchildren Robert , Joan, Amanda, Curtis, James and Nashayla, his sister, Wilma Lamphier of Painted Post, his brother, David (Ruth) Abbey of Painted Post and many nieces and nephews.
Curtis was predeceased by his parents, his brothers, Leon Abbey, Willis Abbey, Roger Abbey, Leroy Abbey, Bernard Abbey, Lester Abbey and Sheldon Simons and his sisters, Virginia Abbey, Marilyn Abbey and Esther Nelson.
A graveside service will be conducted on Monday, November 25 at 1 pm at Woodhull Cemetery, Woodhull, NY. Rev. Brian Diffenbacher will officiate.