David Howard Abee
Oct. 19, 1948 to Nov. 17, 2020
David Howard Abee, 72, of Valdese, NC passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020. He was born on October 19, 1948 in Guilford County, NC. His parents were the late Howard and Nora Lee Abee. He was a member of Zion Memorial United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir, church usher and was involved in preparing the annual ham breakfast and supper. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, coaching basketball and watching Nascar. He loved camping in the mountains. David worked for Burke EMS and was a member of Drexel Fire Department. He retired from Western Carolina Center.
David is survived by his wife, Carol Dean Abee; son, Michael Abee and fiancée Jeanette Lidey; daughter, Jennifer Abee and husband, Ian Smith; grandchild, Camdyn Abee; future great-grandchild, Deagan James; mother-in-law, Johnese Dean.
The family will have a drive through receiving of friends from 11:00am-12:00pm, Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Zion Memorial United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be at 12:00pm in the church cemetery with the Dr. Steve Pickard officiating.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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