Claudie Darrell Allen Abbott, 65, of Ward passed away on December 17, 2019. He was born in Paragould, Arkansas to the late Claudie Eugene Abbott and Deloris Morrow Abbott.
Allen was the first of nine children. He grew up a mechanics son who later became a mechanic himself and passed that knowledge onto his children. He proudly served in the United States Army. He was a loving father, grandfather and friend who loved and would always lend a helping hand to those in need. Allen was a collector and found worth in everything that he touched.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Jennifer Abbott and brother Jimmy Abbott.
Allen leaves behind cherishing his memories his girlfriend, of 23 years, Brenda Burk; his children Allen Abbott (Melissa), Tony Abbott (Charlie), and Matt Abbott (Laura); his step-children Brian Burk (Amy), Krisdee McDole (Ronnie), and Keith Burk; his grandchildren Anna, Jennifer, Khloee, Trinity, Kayleigh, Hayden, Ronnie, Kayla (Sugar Plum), Ryan (Boy Baby) and Lilly (Curly Locks); his great-granddaughter Bexley; his siblings Larry Abbott (Linda), Cheryl Fugatt (Ricky), Johnny Abbott (Sherry), Gary Abbott (Leasha), Jerry Abbott (Tammy), Laura Lingo (Bubby), Luann Stricklin (Jody) and Pam Abbott; his children’s mother Linda Abbott-Bryant and many friends, nieces, nephews and extended family.
Visitation will be Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. Funeral service will be on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 3:00 P.M.