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Clinton Abbott

September 23, 1932 ~ May 19, 2019 (age 86)

Clinton Edward Abbott, age 86, died Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born September 23, 1932 in Armorel, Arkansas to Clinton LeRoy and Audrea Mae Skipper Abbott. On January 21, 1952 he married Mary Ann Dobbs in Oak Grove, Missouri. She preceded him in death on August 30, 2014.

Clinton grew up in Armorel, Arkansas. He entered the US Army in 1953 during the Korean Conflict but was stationed in Germany. He raised his family in Las Vegas and worked as a heavy equipment operator at the Nevada Test Site. Later he became a heavy equipment mechanic. He and Mary Ann moved to Overton in the early 1990's. He enjoyed restoring Model A Fords and tractors.

He is survived by two sons and one daughter: Mark of Logandale, Phillip (Judy) of Las Vegas, Suzanne of Kingston, NV; four grandchildren: Phillip II, Paul (Tamara), Shelby (Salvador) Serrano, and Kate; five great grandchildren: Phillip III, Mary Jo, Domanique, Amber Rose and Adanesne Serrano; one brother, Alan (Anita) of Yucca Valley, CA. He is preceded in death by two sisters: Doris and Shirley and one brother, Rodney.

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