Mr. William Robert "Billy" Abell was born in Marion County, Kentucky on September 15, 1934 into the marriage of Conrad and Georgie (Murphy) Abell. He departed this life on Friday, November 21, 2014 in Campbellsville having attained the age of 80 years, 2 months, and 6 days. Mr. Abell was married to Mrs. Wilma (Hicks) Abell, who preceded in death. He had a strong work ethic, and was a carpenter and mechanic by trade. Mr. Abell professed faith in Christ, and was a member of the White's Ridge Baptist Church.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
One daughter: Debbie Graham and husband Rick of Campbellsville,
Two sons: Billy Abell and wife Rebecca of Springfield, and Robbie Abell and wife Connie Jo of Elizabethtown,
Three sisters: Jean Lanham of Lebanon, Pearly Singleton of Junction City, and Gertrude Lane of Stanford,
Nine grandchildren: Jason Keltner, Derrick Keltner, Ricky Graham, Robin Fox, Tonya Abell, Billy Lee Abell, Amanda Burnside, Rebecca Martin, and Mack Abell,
And a host of other relatives and friends.
Besides his wife and parents, Mr. Abell was preceded in death by two daughters, Barbara Jean Miller and Diane Corbia.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Abell conducted at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd., Campbellsville, KY 42718 on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM. Bro. Blake Jessie will be officiating. Interment will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, November 24, from 5:00-8:00 PM.
Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 11:00am, LR Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Servce
Campbellsville Memorial Gardens