Bob Abbott Sr., 85, of Camp Point, died at 12:25 p.m. Sunday, September 6, 2020, at the Timberpoint Health Care Center in Camp Point.
Born June 24, 1935, in Quincy, Bob was a son of Bert and Mabel Ward Abbott. He married Dodie Inman.
Bob owned and operated Bob's Bruce 88 service station in Camp Point for many years until his retirement. He also delivered rural papers for the Quincy Herald Whig for over 25 years.
Bob was an avid dirt track racing fan and found his greatest joy watching his granddaughter compete in numerous dirt track racing events throughout the tri-state area.
Surviving is his children, Bobby Abbott (Jenn Roosa), Camp Point, and Sandy Waterman (Jeff) LaGrange, MO; his granddaughter, Kimberly Abbott, Camp Point; his sister, Helen Gallamore, Camp Point; his brother, Ralph Abbott, Richmond, VA.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Annie Mae Hogge; and his brother, Bill Abbott.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, those wishing to attend the services are asked to please refrain from hugging or shaking hands and remember to follow all social distancing guidelines.
Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point by Rev. Tom Robbins. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Camp Point.
Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point.
Memorials may be made to the Timberpoint Healthcare Center Activity Fund.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.
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