" Our brains are too valuable to injure by overwork."
  • 84 years old
  • Born on August 6, 1928 in Alma, Nebraska, United States.
  • Passed away on April 19, 2013 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States.

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This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, George Abbott, 84, born on September 6, 1928 and passed away on April 19, 2013.  Let's remember him as he was and sing his favorite Song. We sanged this song with him to get him to calm down when he was troubled.

You are My Sunshine, My only Sunshine

You make me happy when skis are Gray

You never know dear, How much we Loved you

So please don't take my sunshine away



Posted by Charles Abbott on 6th August 2017
Today a message popped up and reminded me about the day on his Birth Certificate stating that Georg Abbott was Born in Alma Nebraska as the 4 child to Clyde and Luella Abbott. Since then, George grew up on a farm until he moved with his Family to Shada Ave in Baton Rouge and attended Baton Rouge High School We miss him dearly alonmg with the jokes he always shared over and over
Posted by Barbara Auten on 19th April 2017
George was a special man and will always be remembered at Charlie's Place. It was an honor to get to know him and spend time with him.
Posted by Barbara Auten on 8th August 2016
I remember George fondly dressed as Santa Claus and our PreK visitors at Charlie's Place climbed up in his lap and in his gruff voice asked "What do you want for Christmas? His smile lit up my day!
Posted by Kelvin Abbott on 7th May 2016
Another year has come and the pain is still in my heart as i miss my Dad. I miss the jokes that he always told and just his presence. I have so many memories of him in my life. Dad! I still am smoke free now for 3 years.. I know you are so proud of me
Posted by Barbara Auten on 19th April 2016
George was a client at Charlie's Place for a few years. He is one of those people who just got into my heart. We brightened his day with friends and activities while he brightened our hearts with joy. He once shared he would like to see the Golden Gate Bridge again. I ordered a book with 100 pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge so he could see it everyday. He was golden in my eyes. Miss you George,,,
Posted by Michelle Wright on 18th January 2016
Love and miss you Uncle George. ❤️❤️
Posted by George Abbott on 17th January 2016
As we move forward into 2016 I think back and reflect on the life of George Merlin Abbott and I know that he is far better off in heaven among his siblings and other friends and family there. Dad I miss you here with us but i'm thankful for your legacy
Posted by Charles Abbott on 19th April 2015
Today makes 2 years since George Abbott left us here as he went on to prepare a place for us kids when God was ready to call us home. Although we truly miss Daddy, we celebrate this day and remember the things he taught us, the things he gave to us and of course all the memories. I realize that I miss the jokes that he used to tell often, but never was tired of hearing them. We praise our Father and we love our Father with all of our heart. We miss you and can't wait to come join you again some day
Posted by Kelvin Abbott on 2nd December 2014
I made you a promise while you were taking your last breath. I promised to never ever touch another cigarette. I have been cigarette free and keeping my promise to you. I love you and i know that i can never say i am sorry, so i just don't think about them at all. I have made 2 full years without a cigarette cause i Love you and i will keep my promise to you
Posted by George Abbott on 8th September 2014
Saturday September 6, 2014 would have been my dad's 86th Birthday. But Dad (George M Abbott) went to his family reunion to be with those who had gone before him. Uncle Eldon, Uncle Ray, Aunt Edna, and Uncle Glen. Dad.....I miss being able to pick at you about being in the US Army, and you would remind me that you served 4 years in the United States Navy. I am putting a display up to honor all Veterans, but Dad your picture that was placed first on the display.....honoring your life, Celebrating your homecoming with your siblings. Watch over us and tell Jesus that we know he is King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
Posted by Kelvin Abbott on 7th September 2014
I come to celebrate a man that i call Dad on his would have been 86 Birthday. We know he is in Heaven celebrating with his Family along with Jesus. George Abbott was my Sunshine, My Only sunshine
Posted by Barbara Auten on 8th August 2014
I remember attending George's birthday party a few years ago. He was a joy at Charlie's Place. I remember him dressing as Santa and letting the children come to his lap and asked them what they wanted from Santa. He loved the kids. he wanted to see the Golden Gate Bridge once again before he died s I bought a book with 100 pictures of the Golden Gate bridge. He looked at it often at Charlie's Place. Sometimes I wonder what he was thinking when he looked at those pictures. They made him happy and he made us happy. So on what would have been his birthday I will say a prayer of thanksgiving for having known him and for his family who I know miss him him dearly.
Posted by George Abbott on 6th August 2014
Dad.....its been lonely without you here, but I know that you are celebrating in Heaven with all your brothers and sister as well as your Mom and Dad. I can be selfish and say I wish you were here, but I know you are not hurting anymore, nor are you lonely. I love you Dad and I cant wait to see you again someday
Posted by Kelvin Abbott on 1st July 2014
Tired God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be; So he put his arms around you and whispered, "Come to me George" With tearful eyes we watched you and saw you pass away; and although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, a precious soul at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best.
Posted by Kelvin Abbott on 13th June 2014
Dear Dad, though you are kept from my sight, you can never be erased from my heart. My thoughts are with you everyday. Prayers will not cease as we wait on the Lord, trusting him fully. I love you very much Dad. In honor of Father's Day, thank you for all the love and support you gave me in my life. I am grateful God blessed me with you for a father.
Posted by Marianna Leybovich on 8th May 2014
I hope the song brings peace and comfort to you. It is in audio section of this memorial.
Posted by Luis Interiano on 5th May 2014
I am the Adult Services Librarian at the West Baton Rouge Parish Library. I never met Mr. George but I work often with his son Melvin Abbott who is one of our regular library patrons, and have met Melvin's brother, Charles at First Aid Lemonade events. Heredity runs true, so I am sure that Mr. George was as fine a man as his sons are. My prayers for his rest and peace in The Lord, and for the serenity of his family.
Posted by Kelvin Abbott on 1st May 2014
What is the Resurrection? The Bible’s answer In the Bible, the word translated as “resurrection” comes from the Greek a·na′sta·sis, which means “raising up” or “standing up again.” A person who is resurrected is raised up from death and restored to life as the person he was before.—1 Corinthians 15:12, 13. Although the word “resurrection” is not in the Hebrew Scriptures, often called the Old Testament, the teaching appears there. Through the prophet Hosea, for example, God promised: “From the power of the Grave I will redeem them; from death I will recover them.”—Hosea 13:14; Job 14:13-15; Isaiah 26:19; Daniel 12:2, 13. Where will people be resurrected? Some people are resurrected to life in heaven to rule as kings with Christ. (2 Corinthians 5:1; Revelation 5:9, 10) The Bible calls this “the first resurrection” and “the earlier resurrection,” both expressions implying that there is another resurrection to follow. (Revelation 20:6; Philippians 3:11) This later resurrection will be to life on earth, which the vast majority of those brought back to life will enjoy.—Psalm 37:29.
Posted by Michelle Achord-Wright on 29th April 2014
Uncle George always put a smile on everyones face. :) He ALWAYS had a joke to tell. :)
Posted by Barbara Auten on 28th April 2014
George was a very special person to us at Alzheimer's Services and Charlie's Place. He brightened our day and loved to participate in the activities. The staff even attended his family birthday party. He will be missed by all.
Posted by Dana Territo on 28th April 2014
I am the Director of Charlie's Place, the Alzheimer's Services Respite Center. George enjoyed spending days here, meeting friends, and participating in activities. One of my fondest memories of him was the time he played "Santa" to the children in our intergenerational program. He never hesitated about putting on the Santa suit or allowing the children to climb up on his lap and make their requests. He was so lovable and it was one of my greatest privileges to have known him. He truly touched my life.
Posted by Pam K on 21st April 2014
I wanted to share this poem with the family, and friends that I found. May God give you comfort. I am certainly sorry for your loss. He may be gone, but will never be forgotten. Memories © Louise Bailey I feel a warmth around me like your presence is so near, And I close my eyes to visualize your face when you were here, I endure the times we spent together and they are locked inside my heart, For as long as I have those memories we will never be apart, Even though we cannot speak anymore my voice is always there, Because every night before I sleep I have you in my prayer.
Posted by Kelvin Abbott on 19th April 2014
Today, April 19, 2014 just 1 year after Dad passed away and left us here on this earth to continue his legacy. We shall share everything he has taught us and give to our children what he gave to us. Love, happy Home, prosperity, ideals and how to solve problems. we shall rejoice and celebrate his life with us and remember him every day that passes
Posted by Rachel Broome-Parker on 19th April 2014
The legacy you leave behind is your wonderful family. You gave them a home filled with love, happiness, and such special memories. They are now taking what they learned from you, a Godly man, and raising their own families. Through your children and grandchildren, you live on. You were a rare and wonderful man. Thank you for your love.
Posted by Janet Abbott Mosley on 13th April 2014
You are my sunshine my only sunshines, you make me happy!! Dad I think of you often and think about a lot of things we missed out on. Watching my kids grow up and all the activities we do. I miss those days when I was little and playing ball in the front yard. I love you and miss you dearly.
Posted by George Abbott on 13th April 2014
I can remember taking dad to many events that we worked with the Lemonaid stand and as a honor to him, I have his Memorial card taked to the side panel so that when we work events he is there in spirit with us. I also remember the trips that he and I took to Cancun Mexico, and to Reno Nevada. I miss having him here with us and this upcoming Saturday marks 1 yr since he left us, however I know that he has been rejoicing in heaven with Paw Paw Abbott, Maw Maw Abbott, Uncle Eldon, Uncle Ray, Uncle Glenn, and Aunt Edna. Dad I Love you
Posted by Jenny Abbott on 13th April 2014
We lost someone very special to our hearts almost a year ago. That was one of the hardest things to see as George Merlin Abbott is now in no pain he is up in heaven dancing with our lord and savior Jesus Christ and playing cards and eating with his family paw-paw you was a wonderful grandpa and we miss you dearly gone but never forgotten
Posted by Kelvin Abbott on 13th April 2014
It will be soon 1 year since we lost him to Heaven. We continue to miss his presence, laughter and jokes. We celebrate his journey to the Pearly gates as we know he is in heaven sharing with his Mom, Dad, Sister and Brothers. He had a long life here and we are grateful for each day we had with him. Love You George Abbott

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