“Andy” L. Abbett
Mr. Anthony “Andy” L. Abbett, 39, of Salem, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Andy is survived by his wife, Sandra Jean Abbett; son, Dominic Michael Hall; daughter, Izabell Jean Abbett; brother, Steven Vance Abbett; nieces, Brittany Dawn Abbett and Elizabeth Abbett; father and step-mom, Nick Vance (Grace) Abbett; mother and step-father, Rita Carroll (Harvey) Fox; step-father, Larry Sumner; in-laws of 15.5 years, Judy and John Whidbee and Neil and Fran Bruyn; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Mr. Abbett was a life-long resident of Lee County. He was a heavy equipment operator and commercial driver by profession. He was a member of Pine Grove Church, served as a girl’s softball coach, Cub Scout leader, and served in the Opelika Police Department and Lee County Sheriff’s Department D.A.R.E. programs. Andy’s passions in life were hunting and spending time with his kids and family. Visitation was held April 1, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Jeffcoat-Trant Chapel with Reverends Mark McCarty and Ricky Thomaston officiating.