Walter "Hoyt" Abbott
- September 12, 1933 - July 28, 2012
- Russellville, Arkansas
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“What a tremendous loss we have suffered in Hoyt's passing. I had the privilege and pleasure to know him as co-worker, friend, and brother-in-Christ...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Margaret Nezhadpour - Cabot, AR
“I remember Mr. Abbott well, in connection with my representation of folks seeking Social Security disability. He was very professional and a true...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Carfagno - Russellvile, AR
“So sorry for your loss. I worked with Hoyt at the hospital. He loved to talk about his daughters. He loved his children very much. He was a wonderful...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Dana Duvall - Friend
“Patty and Delores,
So very sorry for your loss. He is in a much better place in the arms of his creator. Our hearts go out to both of you..blessings...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Gore - Russellville, AR
“I worked with Hoyt at the hospital. He was a wonderful man with a great sense of humor and a lot of compassion for people. I am honored to have...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Toni Mckown - russellville, AR
“Our love and prayers to you, Delores and Patty, Let God give you peace . Our love always wish I could come down , just not possible,I will be there...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: debbie wilson - goodman, MO
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
7 of 10 | Posted by: Wanda Brown - Nrh, TX
Thinking and praying for you.
"Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Valerie Phillis - Wichita Falls, TX
“I am thinking of you, Patty and praying for your father...
9 of 10 | Posted by: Elizabeth Dolan - Dallas, TX
“Our condolences to the family
10 of 10 | Posted by: Al West - Friend
Walter "Hoyt" Abbott, age 78, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 28, 2012, at his home. He was born September 12, 1933, in Cabot, Arkansas to Hoyt Malcom Abbott and Lena Belle Burrows.
Hoyt grew up in the Bayou Meto area where he was known as "Buddy Hoyt" to his friends.
He worked at the Social Security Administration and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a member of First Baptist Church and the Young at Heart Club, and was a volunteer at St. Mary's Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Nancy Abbott, one brother, Herbert Abbott, and three sisters, Dorothy Jones, Pearlie Abbott, and Martha Lester.
Hoyt is survived by his daughter, Patty Abbott, of Dallas, Texas, one sister Lera Stokes of West Memphis, several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many special friends.
Hoyt was a graduate of North Little Rock High School and the University of Arkansas. He was an avid Razorback fan and loved to call the Hogs. He enjoyed traveling with his daughters and working in his yard. He loved good food and socializing.
Friends and family are invited to celebrate Hoyt's life Wednesday, 10:00 A.M. August 1, 2012, at Shinn Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will be Thursday 10:00 A.M. at Sumner Cemetery near Cabot, Arkansas.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, evening July 31, 2012, from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30P.M.