John Abdon, 80, of Greenup, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Grayson.
He was born March 5, 1937, in Greenup County, a son of the late Sherman Abdon and Elizabeth Craft Abdon.
He was preceded in death by three sons, Gregory Abdon, Chester Abdon and Brian Abdon.
John was a retired blacksmith from CSX Railroad, loved being with his family and going to The Red Barn.
He is survived by his wife, Chloe Lore Abdon, who he married, Oct. 21, 1955; two sons, Steve Abdon and Roger Dean (Rhonda) Abdon, both of Greenup; two daughters, Johnda (Scott) Buckler of Firebrick and Teresa Stewart of Grayson; one sister, Marjorie Potter of South Shore; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore with Pastor Carlos Newman officiating. Burial will be in Abdon Cemetery in Greenup.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, and after noon Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to robersonfuneral.com.
Published on October 21, 2017