PRINCETON, LA – Services for Joseph "Joe" Holland Abel, 46, will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel with Pastor William "Joe" Abel and Pastor Ken Basco officiating. Interment will follow at Haughton Cemetery. The family will be receiving visitors from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home.
Joe was born on August 1, 1967 in Greenwood Mississippi and passed away on March 9, 2014. He was a U.S. Army veteran who was a great husband, father, brother and uncle. He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Julian Holland Hambrick and Beatrice Hambrick; paternal grandparents, Joseph Lamar Abel and Gladys Abel. Joe is survived by his loving wife, Kimberly Poe Abel; son, Jacob Abel; 3 daughters, Karla, Haley and Abigail Poe of Princeton, LA; step-son, Blake Logan of Blanchard LA; parents, Richard Edwin Abel and wife Doris Jean "Deanie" Hambrick Abel of Ruston LA; siblings, Mike Abel of Ruston, Shannon Abel of West Monroe LA, and Richard "Richie" Abel Jr. of Dallas TX; nephews, Dustin Abel and wife Jennifer, Ryan and Cody Abel of Ruston LA; niece, Harley Price of West Monroe; great nephew, Bently Abel and life-long friends, John "Pawpaw" Gentry and Lisa "Mammaw" Gentry.
Honoring Joe as pallbearers will be Dustin Abel, Ryan Abel, David Hambrick, Garrett Poe, Cody Poe, Dakota Tobin, Anthony Poe and Blake Logan. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Dylan Albright, Timothy Allen Poe Jr., Sheldon Jones and Zachary Jones.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the Webster Parish EMT's for the care and help during this time.
You may share words of comfort with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com