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Wayne H. Abbott, 63, husband of Barbara Jo Abbott and a resident of Gloucester, passed away on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital.

A native of Greenville, S.C., he was the son of the late Charles H. and Olivia Childers Abbott. He retired with 29 years of service from the Newport News Shipyard as a crane operator. He was a member of Grace Bible Church in Ark.

Other than his wife, he is survived by a brother, Daryl Abbott of Greenville, S.C.; a sister, Janice Traynham of Simpsonville, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Roger Abbott.

A graveside service was held on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Grace Bible Church Cemetery in Ark, with Pastor Ashley Gibson officiating.

Memorials may be sent to Grace Bible Church, P.O. Box 105, Ark, Va. 23003.

Arrangements by Andrews Funeral Home, Gloucester.