Chester Abbott Jr.


    Chester Abbott Jr. of Davisville, Missouri was born on December 6, 1941 to Chester Leroy Sr. and Betty Lorene Myers Abbott and passed away on November 11, 2021 at the age of 79 years.


    He was a veteran of the United States Army and a farmer.  
    He was a member of the Center Ridge Pentecostal Church in Davisville, Missouri.
    He married Esther McIntyer.  
    He was preceded in death by  his parents, Chester Sr. and Lorene Abbott; and three siblings, Alfred Abbott, Claudia Abbott Abernathy and Mary Abbott.
    He is survived by his wife, Esther; five children, Sheila Edwards of Dexter, Missouri, Sherry Grimm of Walkersville, Maryland, Michael Abbott and wife Shelly of Davisville, Missouri, Ronda Young and husband Kenny of Dexter, Missouri and Paula McCoy and husband Danny of Stanley, North Dakota; sister, Elizabeth Southard and husband Charles of Bernie, Missouri; 16 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; dear friends, John and Nancy Hagey and Walter and Shirley Westrup; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 13, 2021 in the Mathis Funeral Home Chapel in Dexter, Missouri with Rev. Michael Abbott, Rev. Dudley Hamilton and Pastor Harrison Brown officiating. Music was provided by Bob and Carol Coleman with Shirley Brown on piano. Memories were shared by Mark Anderson.
    Interment followed in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in rural Bloomfield, Missouri.
    Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri assisted with arrangements.
    Local arrangements were under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.