BRADY, Nebraska -- Allen Lee Abbott, 35, died Saturday ( May 1, 2010), at his home in Brady.
He was born Oct. 16, 1975, in Atwood, Kansas, to Dale and Shirley (Vrbas) Abbott; he attended McCook Westward Elementary School and Gibbon High School and graduated in 1994.
He was active in the military and Nebraska National Guard, including time in Afghanistan.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Delbert Abbott and Thelma Clack; and maternal grandfather, Charlie Vrbas.
Survivors include his wife, Jyl L. Abbott of Brady; daughter, Baleigh Abbott; son, Jaden Abbott; father, Dale Abbott; mother, Shirley Abbott; sister, Jill and husband, Rodney Gomez; and a brother, Jason and wife, Sandy Abbott.
A memorial has been established in his name and online condolences can be made at www.adamsswanson.com.
Funeral service will be Friday, 11 a.m., at Adams & Swanson Chapel. Burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, with military honors.
Visitation is today 9 and Thursday from 9a.m.- 9 p.m., at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home, 421 West 4th Street, North Platte, Nebraska.
Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.