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David D. Abbott

September 22, 1955 ~ November 19, 2018 (age 63)

David D. Abbott, age 63, of Wauseon, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018, at the Fulton County Health Center.  He was born on September 22, 1955, in Adrian, Michigan to the late Leland and Beverly (Stahl) Abbott.  Prior to his retirement, he worked in industrial maintenance for 40 years; working at Hill Manufacturing, GB Manufacturing, and Alex Products. 

David was a member of the Williams County Sportsman Club and the Saulk Trail Shooting Range.  He enjoyed shooting guns, reloading ammunition, hunting, fishing, camping and most of all his grandkids.

Surviving are his fiance, Debra Rice; daughter Lisa (Eric) Hite; grandchildren, Anastacia and Gabriella Hite and Conner Philpot; brothers, Leland (Penny) and Brian (Chris) Abbott; sisters, Gail (Joe) Ramos and Wendy (Mike) Garcia; brother-in-law, David Esterline; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant daughter, Lori Jean Abbott, and a sister, Pamela Esterline.

Memorial service and celebration of David's life will be held on Friday, November 23, 2018, at 1:00 PM, at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, 219 S. Fulton St., Wauseon, Ohio with the Reverend Brian B. Haller, officiating.  Friends may call for a time of visitation with the family beginning at 11:00 a.m. Friday until the time of the memorial service at 1:00 p.m. in the the funeral home.  Those wishing a monetary contribution in David's memory are asked to consider the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.  Online condolences to the family may be offered at

The Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon, Ohio  has been entrusted and honored with David's funeral arrangements.


Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

American Heart Association
4331 Keystone Drive, Suite D, Maumee OH 43537

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