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Joseph Tipton Abney

July 21, 1953 November 16, 2018
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Joseph Tipton Abney, 65,of Richmond, formerly of Irvine, husband of Patti Brown Abney, passed away at his home Friday. Mr. Abney was a native of Estill County a son of the late Jessie and Mary Clay Alexander Abney. He was a retired physical education teacher, and coach.

Survivors other than his wife Patti include his son Joseph; his siblings John (and wife Katy) Abney, Ella (and husband Merck) Smith, Terrie (and husband Jeff) Tate, Rebecca (and husband Blaine) Click.

A funeral mass will be held Tuesday at 9:00 am at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Richmond, with Fr. Tom Farrell officiating, with a visitation following at Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals in Irvine, beginning at 12:00 pm. Friends and family will be sharing stories beginning at 2:00 pm, with burial to follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Cameron Hendricks, Joseph Abney, Caleb Click, Cobbe Click, John Abney, Roger Brown, Jeff Tate, and Blaine Click.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Kentucky River Bassmasters.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to the Abney-Lutes Educational Scholarship at the Estill County Board of Education, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, or the charity of your choice.

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9:00 AM 11/20/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/20/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Mark Roman Catholic Church

608 West Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475

St. Mark Roman Catholic Church
608 West Main St. Richmond 40475 KY
United States





12:00 PM 11/20/2018 12:00:00 PM
Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals
Lewis-Abner Home for Funerals
United States

Cemetery Details


Sunset Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place
United States

Memorial Contribution

Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund

Abney-Lutes Educational Scholarship

253 Main St. Irvine, KY 40336 606.723.2181

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