Robert Louis Abbott
Robert Louis Abbott, 91, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020. He was a native of Louisburg, NC.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Della Sue Abbott; nieces JoAnne Abbott of NC and Joan Abbott of Suffolk; great nephews, Johnnie W. Abbott, Jr., and Herbert P. Abbott; great nieces Sherry Outland and Kim Gomer all of Suffolk.
Robert retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Shop #31 as a machinist. He also owned his own business Abbott’s Lawn Repair where he spent many hours talking, teaching and helping family and friends. He was a member of CrossPointe Church.
Special thanks for all the love, kindness and care provided by his caregivers Wendy, Kee-Kee, Terri and Rae as well as the staff at Autumn Care.
A private graveside service will be held Thursday at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens with Pastor David Sexton officiating. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk is serving the family. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Diabetes Foundation. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFh.com