Robert Louis Abbott

Robert Louis Abbott

Suffolk, VA
11.08.1928 - 03.20.2020
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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



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