David Leon "Cave Man" Abbott

David Leon Abbott “Cave Man”, 63, of Houston, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2022. He passed away at his home.

He was born on October 14, 1958 in Haleyville. David loved to hunt arrowheads and Indian artifacts and enjoyed working on motorcycles and four-wheelers. He worked at Cavalier Homes before becoming a self-employed handyman.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Double Springs, where his funeral  will be held at 12 p.m. Burial will follow in Houston Church of God Cemetery.

David is survived by his son, Johnathan David Abbott; daughter, Lisa Marie Murray; daughter-in-law, April Smith; grandchildren, Elijah Joe Abbott, Zoey Jane Abbott, Kyle Anthony Abbott and Aidan Kyle Downs; brothers, Ricky Lee (Connie) Abbott, Lonnie Robert (Margaret) Abbott, Junior Leon Abbott and Joseph John Abbott and his fiancé Nicole; sisters, Rebecca Ann (Jack) Jeffreys and Sandra Mae (Chuck) Abbott; 4 nephews, Chris Jeffreys, Lee Abbott, James Abbott, and Shannon Abbott  and 9 nieces, Erica Jeffreys, Brandie Rennicker, Sabrina Zimmerman, Ambry Abbott, Carrie Abbott, Crystal Carden, Megan Abbott, Jessica Gilbert and Angela Abbott.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randall Joe Abbott and parents, Leyon and Lona Mae Abbott.

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