Farming Rural 13

David Joseph Abell

October 1, 1952 ~ January 30, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

David Abell Obituary

David Joseph Abell of Knifley, the son of the late James E. Abell and Mary Bessie Wethington Abell, was born October 1, 1952, in Taylor County, KY, and departed this life on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at Taylor Regional Hospital.  He was 71 years of age.

He was of the Catholic Faith and attended St. Bernard Catholic Church.  He was a lifelong farmer and raised beef cattle and tobacco. He enjoyed quail hunting, trading, spending time with family, helping his neighbors, and was known as a giver.

Survivors include his wife: Angie Chelf Abell, along with two children: Brandy McCubbin (Stan) of Spurlington, and Brett Farmer (Kim) of Columbia. Nine grandchildren: Jayden McCubbin, Kenley McCubbin, Callie McCubbin, Chloe McCubbin, Issac Farmer, Luke Farmer, Jacob Farmer, Gabby Farmer, and Logan Parker, and two great-grandchildren: “Baby” Landry David Joseph Shofner and Gracelynn Eads.

Also surviving are eight brothers and sisters: Diann Conquest (Dave), Janis Turner, Jessie Abell (Linda), Stanley Abell, Robert Abell (Kay), Abbie Rose (Don), Sally Marple (Freddie), and Paul Abell (Cathy).

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother: Roger Abell.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial for David Joseph Abell at 11 A.M. Saturday, February 3, 2024, at the St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church in Clementsville, KY.

 Father Jinto Thomas and Father George Otuma will officiate.

The family requests visitation on Saturday, February 3, 2024, from 9 A.M. -11 A.M., and again from 12 P.M. - 2 P.M. with burial to follow in the St. Bernard Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to be donations to the St. Bernard Catholic Church Cemetery Fund.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 3, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church
5075 KY 551
Liberty, KY 42539-8688

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
February 3, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church
5075 KY 551
Liberty, KY 42539-8688

Visitation
Saturday
February 3, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church
5075 KY 551
Liberty, KY 42539-8688

Interment
Saturday
February 3, 2024

2:00 PM
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church
5075 KY 551
Liberty, KY 42539-8688

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