Robert I. “Bobby” Abbott

Robert I. “Bobby” Abbott

WHITE STONE—Robert I. “Bobby” Abbott, 83, of White Stone died on October 21, 2020.

After retiring as a supervisor from Yorktown Naval Weapons Station, Bobby had a long career as a self-employed waterman.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Luther E. Abbott and Florence Gordon Abbott; and his sister, Charlotte Dunaway.

Surviving are his wife of  57 years, Dianne Barrack Abbott; his son, Michael Todd Abbott (Beth); his grandson, Jeremy C. Abbott; his brother-in-law, Raymond F. Barrack Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.

Bobby was a member of Claybrook Baptist Church where he served as a teller, sang in the choir and delivered Meals on Wheels for 28 years. He also was a member of the Texacos Baseball Team and he was an avid bowler. Bobby enjoyed basketball and medaled in many Virginia Senior Olympics events.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to Darlene Johnson, who has been Bobby’s caregiver for over a year.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 24, at Claybrook Baptist Church, Weems. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 23, at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock.

Memorial contributions may be made to Claybrook Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 15, Weems, VA 22576, or St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 Street Jude Place, P. O. Box 50. Memphis, TN 38101-9929.