Colton Lee James Abbott, age 23, passed away all too soon on Friday evening, June 10, 2016. He was a resident of Morgantown.
Colton was born in Franklin on May 8, 1993. He was a 2011 graduate of Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar. Colton worked as a laborer for Michaels Corp. in Greenfield for the past year. Prior to that, he held the position of foreman for Sub Surface of Indiana in Morgantown for 4 years. Colton also worked as a Coneman at the Paragon Speedway during racing events for 13 years. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union, Local 1393 in Indianapolis.
He enjoyed the outdoors by hunting, fishing and riding dirt bikes. Colton also enjoyed competing in demolition derby’s and super cross events. He loved his family and spending time with his girlfriend, Zoey Gatton. He was her biggest fan and critic while watching her play softball.
He is survived by his mother, Christina (Steve) Wiley of Old Hickory, Tennessee; siblings, David Abbott of Franklin, Ethan Abbott and Leanne Rossell both of Morgantown and Anna Abbott of Indianapolis; maternal grandparents, Tom and Donna Jaffke of Greenfield; paternal grandparents, Walter and Mary Abbott of Morgantown; girlfriend, Zoey Gatton of Morgantown; step mother, Melonie Abbott of Morgantown and a niece, Clarity Abbott.
Colton was preceded in death by his father, James D. “Jim” Abbott on September 21, 2009.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday,June 15, 2016at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Condolences may be sent to the Abbott family at: www.meredith-clark.com.
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