Richard Clayton Abercrombie, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2011. He was a life long resident of Chattanooga, son of the late Hugh and Lillie Abercrombie.
Richard was a graduate of McCallie School, Class of 1952 and attended Univeristy of Chattanooga. He was owner of Town and Country Properties and a member of Home Builders Association where he had served as President.
He served as Board Member of Crimestoppers and was a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America. He was also a member of the Early Ford V-8 Club of America, Lookout Mountain Region 161. He was a member of Ridgedale Baptist Church.
Survivors are his wife, Sandra Joyce Abercrombie; children, Clayton Abercrombie, Donna Rutherford, Debbie Parker, Brad Jackson and Jeff Jackson; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the North Chapel.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Honorable Sam Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Hwy 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Share your thoughts and memories on line at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.