CMSgt. John L. Abbott U.S.A.F., Retired passed away on May 2, 2011 at the age of 80. He was born January 12, 1931 in Caney, Kansas to Roy and Hulda Lessman Abbott. Preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Barbara Abbott; daughters, Deborah Kaler, her husband Martin, Katherine Crane, her husband David and Roberta Van Zant, her husband John; Seven grandchildren; and sisters, Nancy Derryberry and Mary Beth Koehn, her husband Larry. A visitation and Funeral Service will be held at Colonial Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 from 5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. with the service starting at 7:00 P.M. Interment will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 9:00 A.M.