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Thursday, September 05, 2013

Funeral Services For A Hero

Charles Jacob "CJ" Abbott, 19, of Hebron died heroically, Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Born October 26, 1993 he was the son of Patrick E. Abbott and Constance Hauger Abbott. 

CJ graduated from Mardela High School in 2011 where he was a member of the Honor Society and the Varsity Soccer Team. He attended the Career and Technology Center at Parkside where he majored in automotives and graduated with high honors. He was employed by Courtesy Chevrolet Cadillac, the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, and was a Wicomico County Soccer Referee. Known as "Mr. Fix It", CJ loved tinkering on automobiles and was always willing to help anyone. 

In addition to his parents Pat and Connie Abbott, he is survived by two sisters, AprilAbbott and her fiancĂ© Marcus Whitelock and Amber Abbott; his twin brother, Jason Abbott; friends who were like brothers and sisters, Josh Ford, Josh Scott, and Amanda Howard; God parents, Kerry and Linda Abbott; God brother, Tyler Abbott; grandmother, Emily Hauger; niece Carly Whitelock; unborn nephew, Dalton Edward Whitelock; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jacqueline Abbott, Guilford Abbott, and Bob Peek. 

A funeral service will be held Sunday at 1PM at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center. Rev. Gordon Nock will officiate. Interment will follow in Springhill Memory Gardens. Friends may call Saturday evening from 6PM- 8PM at the Civic Center. The family request that everyone please dress casually. 

A scholarship fund has been set up in CJ's memory. This scholarship will be presented to a senior member of the Mardela High School Soccer Team. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in CJ's memory be made to First Shore Federal, 1116 Mt. Herman Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.

SERVICES

VISITATION

Saturday, September 07
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Wicomico Youth and Civic Center (Midway Room)
500 Glen Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21804
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FUNERAL SERVICE

Sunday, September 08
1:00 PM

Wicomico Youth and Civic Center (Midway Room)
500 Glen Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21804
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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

CJ, your emptiness is felt all over. See you again soon.

Anonymous said...

The whole Mardela High School community mourns this loss. What a hero.

Anonymous said...

What a fine young man, always had a smile or something nice to say when he met you in the halls of the Civic Center. He will be missed by those who knew him and worked with him.
God Bless his family, friends and co-workers.

Anonymous said...

God will love his heart. So sorry for his family. Please know our hearts go out to you. What a great man you have brought in to this world. I wish I could take your pain.map

Anonymous said...

CJ, I never knew you but wish I had. God Bless your loved ones.

Anonymous said...

Rest easy young man.

Anonymous said...

He was a cousin of a Cartoon voiceover Don Messick.