Donald Bee Abbott, 88, of Noblesville died on March 8, 2014 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. Born March 24, 1925 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Leslie and Alice (Bullock) Abbott.
He worked in automotive industry, and also served his country in the United States Army during World War II, then went on to serve in the United States Air Force. He once attended Noblesville Nazarene Church, was a member of the American Legion, and the Noblesville VFW. He enjoyed racing, polishing rocks, fishing, camping, and anything outdoors.
Survivors include his grandson, Jay (Erin) Portman; great-grandson, Jay Michael Portman II; brother, Harold Abbott; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred (Sells) Abbott; daughter, Patricia Ann Abbott; brother, Carl V. Abbott; sister, Wanda Mae Johnson; and great-grandson, Isaiah Portman.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. March 11 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Rd, Noblesville. Funeral service is 11 a.m. March 12 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Crownland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post 45, 1094 Conner St., Noblesville, 46060 or Noblesville VFW Post No. 6246, 654 S. Ninth St., Noblesville 46060.