Ray Franklin Abbott
Ray Franklin Abbott, age 82, of Rockford, died Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Fairpark Healthcare Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Damia Abbott; brothers, Ralph Abbott and Hubert Abbott. Survivors include his wife, Joy Abbott; stepson, Charles Reneau and wife, Helan; brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Emogene Abbott; brothers, Billy and Gordon Abbott; sister-in-law, Mary Abbott; and his 2 special cats, Baby and Betsy. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2012, in the Dotson Wildwood Chapel with the Rev. Damon Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in Clark’s Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Sunday at Dotson Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to (firstname.lastname@example.org) Arrangements by Dotson Funeral Home, 4838 Wildwood Road, Wildwood. 865-984-5959.