Gene F. Abdon
COLUMBUS — Gene F. Abdon, 79, of Columbus died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Villa Angela in Columbus.
He was born Dec. 30, 1928, in Greenup, Ky., to the late Bert and Anna Mae (Wellman) Abdon. A graduate of Central High School, he served in the U.S. Army. He had worked at the Ohio Packing Co. and retired from BF Goodrich. Gene enjoyed bowling in his younger years, reading novels, playing cards, especially canasta, and NASCAR racing. Taping old movies and shopping at Wal-Mart were favorite past-times.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Earlene (Barnhill); children, Lonajean (Ken) Tate of Centerburg, Gary (Crystal) Abdon of Cardington, Debbie (Jeff) Scott of Galloway; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his Wal-Mart family of friends.
He was preceded in death by son-in-law, Chuck Casperson Jr.
Friends may call Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the noon Monday service at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to American Diabetes Association, 471 E. Broad St., Suite 1630, Columbus, OH 43215. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.