OBITUARY

William "Buddy" Compton Abbott, Jr

July 30, 1947August 9, 2012

ABBOTT, William “Buddy” Compton – Age 65 of Nashville, TN passed away Thursday, the 9th of August 2012. Mr. Abbott was the son of the late William “Bill” and Margaret “Peg” Lowe Abbott. He is also preceded in death by his uncles, Marty and Ed Lowe. “Buddy” as most people knew him, was a 1965 graduate of Father Ryan High School and completed his Civil Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University. He retired from the US Army Corps of Engineers. Buddy was an avid golfer and a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Theresa “Terri” Abbott; children, William “Trey” C. Abbott, III, Amy Theresa Abbott and Martin “Marty” W. Abbott; sisters, Susan A. (Ron) Leidner and Kathy A. McGugin; 6 nephews, 3 nieces and many cousins. Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family commencing at four o’clock and closing with the reciting of the Rosary at seven o’clock on Sunday, the 12th of August 2012 at Marshall-Donnelly-Combs. Funeral Mass will take place at one o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, the 13th of August 2012 at St. Henry Catholic Church. A private family burial with Military Honors will be on Tuesday at Middle Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery. In Lieu of customary remembrances, memorial donations in honor of Buddy may be made to Catholic Charities of Tennessee or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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William "Buddy" Compton Abbott, Jr

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Lynda Miller

August 18, 2012

I'm so sorry for your loss. Buddy was on of the nicest people I've ever known and what a smile. Terry you both have always been great folks and although I've not seen you for a very long time I always remember you fondly.

Again, I am so sorry for your loss.

Lynda Miller

C. David Bethurum

August 13, 2012

All the old Corps employees and golfers will miss Buddy's friendship and companionship very much. He was truly a class act. Heartfelt sympathy to Terri and all Buddy's family.

Larry Harlan

August 13, 2012

your family is in my prayers

August 12, 2012

Terri and children,
I am thinking and praying for you and your children at this very sad time in your lives.
Annemarie Tubbs

August 12, 2012

Terri, Amy, Trey and Marty, I was so sorry to hear about Buddy's death. I remember Buddy always being happy and loving to you and your children. May God Bless during this difficult time. Love, Elaine Wolfe, one of your "kissing cousins".

Elaine Shelton-Eslinger

August 11, 2012

Terri, I'm so sorry for your pain. You will be in my prayers.

August 11, 2012

Im so sorry to hear of your loss. Look to the bible for comfort during is difficult time. Draw close to God and he will draw close to you. James 4:8

Kathy Harris Groover

August 11, 2012

Terri, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

August 11, 2012

Terri, I was so shocked to hear of the sad news of the passing of Buddy. I know there are no words that can help you at this time but I want you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Take care. Fran Bailey

August 11, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of you loss. Draw close to God during this difficult time, and he will draw close to you. James 4:8