of Benton, AR
June 16, 1938 - January 13, 2023
Horace Abbott, 84, of Benton, Arkansas passed away peacefully at his home in Benton on January 13, 2023.Horace Abbott was born on June 16, 1938 to Roma Griffis Abbott and Chester Abbott in Floral, Arkansas. Growing up, Horace had the heart to serve and began his career in law enforcement. Horace would spend his working career as a police officer and become Sheriff for his community. When Horace was not protecting others, he would be woodworking or tinkering around his home. Horace is survived by his children, Ray Abbott, Angie Abbott, Sherrie Wilson, Kecia Zumbrunnen, Tammy Pettit, Melinda McClendon, Eddie Jones and Lisa Wiley. Grandchildren, Jayson Ellinston, David Pettit, John Pettit, Christie Wilson, Billie Jean Wilson, Brandy Vaughn, Bonnie Vocgue, Dustin Jones, James Crutchfield, Christina Crutchfield and Brandon Gresham. Sibling, Jerry Abbott; great-grandchildren; friends and members of the community. Horace is preceded in death by his wives, Mary Abbott and Patsy Abbott and other family and friends.A visitation for Horace will be held at Roller-Alcoa funeral home in Benton, Arkansas on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 from 1 pm-3 pm.
Condolences on behalf of Davis family.
THE AMOUNT OF LOVE THAT THIS MAN GAVE TO EVERYONE THERES NO WORDS TO DESCRIBE IT....HE WAS A VERY CARING, KIND, LOVING ,GIVING MAN...I MET HIM AT THE COURTS ONE DAY 26YRS AGO...I JUST LEARNED OF HIS PASSING....THE GIRLS AT LANCES ARE GONNA BE SO SAD... GO REST HIGH AND GOOD MR.ABBOT... ILL ENJOY THT CUP OF COFFEE WITH YA AGAIN ONE DAY.....
Cousin,We are so sorry you are gone, but we will always smile when we speak your name. Always so fun to be around, full of laughter and stories!!Rest in peace dear one!!Roxann & Neva Parmenter.
We are so sorry for yalls loss. We love yall and yall are in our prayers.
Horace was one of a kind!Praying for all of you that loved him 🙏🙏
I will miss you Uncle Horace. Thank you for the wonderful memories.
Had a lot of laughter and stories with Horace over the years. He was always part of our family to. Such a great guy. Prayers and condolences too all the family. Robert and Carolyn Bullard
My first memory with you was being picked up and you place me on your shoulders….I was 5 when you married my sister Patsy….after many ups and downs I still felt you were my only brother-in-law….I do love you and hope now you can be at peace…..
Uncle Horace you will be missed so much by everyone who knew your. You had the best sense of humor, you were always laughing or smiling. Good bye until we meet again.
Uncle Horace you were one in a million, Fun sense of humor and loved by so many. I wish I could have got one more hug from you! Love you and miss you! I miss you Uncle Horace!
Uncle Horace, my heart breaks knowing you won’t ever call me again from outside asking to bring you another cup of coffee. Or stick you head in and ask is there any coffee, and want to have a cup while we wait on Jerry? Love, Sharon
We miss you already Dad.
My dad will greatly missed