Russell “Pete” McAbee, age 78, a resident of Ft. Recovery, Ohio, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at The Gardens at Celina in Celina, Ohio
Pete was born on November 8, 1941, in Jay County, Indiana, and was raised by his uncle and aunt, Harve and Josie Mae (Landers) Abbott. He attended Portland High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired from the Portland Forge in 2006. Pete was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Portland, D.A.V. in Portland and V.F.W. in Coldwater, Ohio. He married Marna Wilson on August 16, 1964.
His wife of 55 years: Marna McAbee – Ft. Recovery, Ohio
1 son: Todd McAbee (wife Angie) – Ft. Recovery, Ohio
1 daughter: Cindy Chapman (husband Greg) – Big Lake, Minnesota
1 brother: Bill McAbee (wife Kay) – Ft. Wayne, Indiana
4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at I.O.O.F. Twin Hill Cemetery in Pennville. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post #211 of Portland.
Arrangements by Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.
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