Lewis E Abbott (Gene)
August 25th 1950-November 16th 2012
Gene Abbott died Friday November 16th 2012 in Aurora, CO after a long Battle with Carcinoid Cancer.
He was born August 25th 1950 to Thelma J Zimmerman and Delbert Abbott in McCook, NB.
He attended school in McCook, NB. Following High School he enlisted in the army and served his country from 1969-1972. After serving his country he moved to Denver, CO where his soon to be wife and lifelong partner lived (Julie Houghton). They were married April 7th 1973.
Gene's life was devoted to his family and friends, there was nothing more important. He enjoyed camping with his wife and friends, a member of the Colorado FCRV Camping club since 1979. (Sundowner Group). In support of our Troops he was an active member of the Colorado Patriot Guard. The Holiday season was a very special time for him, playing Santa Clause for many years.
He is preceded in death by his parents Thelma J Zimmerman and Delbert Abbott, Nephew Allen Abbott, and Great Great Nephew Sage Gustafson.
He is survived by his Loving wife Julie (Aurora CO), Sister Nancy Zimmerman (Scottsdale AZ), Brothers, Charles Campbell (Phoenix AZ, and Dale Abbott (Gibbon NB). Nieces, Christal Gustafson (Phoenix AZ), Jill Gomez (Gibbon NB), Scott Campbell (Phoenix AZ), Jason Abbott (Gibbon NB), and Darin Zimmerman (Scottsdale AZ). Eleven Great Nieces and Nephews, and 4 Great Great Nieces and Nephews.
Services are Wednesday, November 28th, 10:00 a.m. at the Advantage Aurora Chase Chapel, 1095 Havana Street, Aurora Co 80010. Internment 2:00 p.m. at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Staging area A.
Memorials are suggested to Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, NCCE 3223 Muskrat Creek Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80528. Or to your local Dumb Friends League.
Advantage Aurora Chase Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.