Jerry Wayne "Bo" Abbott

November 20, 1952September 26, 2012

Jerry Wayne “Bo” Abbott, 59, of Lynchburg, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the V.A. Hospital in Salem. He was the husband of Mary Jane Dolan Abbott.

Born November 20, 1952 in Lynchburg, Bo was the son of the late Horace G. and Helen Tyler Abbott. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of Eastbrook Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Bo is survived by three step-daughters, Rebecca Hart and husband Bob of Lynchburg, Debbie Wooten and husband Rip of Forest, and Cheryl Shepherd and husband Rob of McKinney, TX; two sisters, Shirley Reynolds and husband Dale of Lynchburg and Barbara Duff and husband Donald of Madison heights; one brother, Gene Abbott of Lynchburg and five grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Eastbrook Baptist Church with the Rev. Curtis Walkup and the Rev. Carlton Duck officiating. Entombment will follow at Virginia Memorial Park in Forest, with military honors by the Virginia Army National Guard.

The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, September 28, 2012 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and other times at the residence.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Eastbrook Baptist Church.


  • Visitation Friday, September 28, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 29, 2012

Jerry Wayne "Bo" Abbott

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Terry Brooks

October 24, 2012

from the young kid that loved you and your CHOPPER you would park it in the parking lot at Debs and tell me to watch it with my life and i did love Terry Brooks

Larry Tucker

October 3, 2012

To the Abbott family I am sorry for your loss, we've known each other since childhood, you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless and comfort you

October 1, 2012

Dear Mary Jane: I am sorry to hear about Bo's passing.. Know that you are in my heart.. take care. Betty Brown

Jack/Jeno Kitts

October 1, 2012

Mary Jane, Sorry to hear of your loss. Praying and thinking of you during this sad time.

Roy Evans

October 1, 2012

Very sorry to hear of Bo's passing.

October 1, 2012

Mary so sorry to hear of your loss I was at the beach. You know me as Betty Dillon but I'm Betty Hendricks now prayers are with you

September 29, 2012

Mary we are so sorry..we just found out..CW has been in hospital since Wed..I'll see you soon..Love CW & Leslie

Marie Manley

September 29, 2012

Please accept my deepest sympathies.

Cindy Worley

September 29, 2012

Sorry Mary Jane and the whole Abbott family for your loss. Our thoughts are with you. Cindy and Clay Worley

susan brooks fulcher

September 29, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss.I have known Bo for many years.He was a great person in so many ways.He will be missed throughout the community,and through all of his friends.
Susan Brooks Fulcher