Don Abercrombie

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Don Abercrombie passed away in the presence of his family into the arms of our heavenly Father on September 12, 2012.

He was born on September 15, 1927 in Dallas, Texas.  A lifetime resident of Dallas, Texas he was enjoying his retirement in Denton. The youngest of six children he survived his entire family to live a wonderful life. Don was accomplished at many things.

Throughout his life he won many golf tournaments and was an avid outdoorsman. He had a beautiful voice and he was never happier than when listening to Southern Gospel music.  He loved his family and he was a shining example of walking the Christian walk to each and every one of them.  He was very blessed and successful in his career and had enjoyed his retirement.

Don is survived by his wife Helen Abercrombie, who was his college sweetheart at the University of North Texas. They were married on November 16, 1950 at the First United Methodist Church in Mexia, Texas. He is also survived by their children, daughter Donna Abercrombie McClendon and her husband
Laurence, son Carter Abercrombie and his wife Angi, and three grandchildren Barrett Laurence McClendon, Alyssa Jamison McClendon and Presley Tene't Abercrombie.  Don will be laid to rest as a former member of the United States Navy at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Don will be laid to rest as a former member of the United States Navy at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery at 10:30 am on Tuesday, September 18, 2012.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that you make donations to the Denton Animal Shelter Foundation P.O. Box 486 Denton, Texas 76202 or the Animal Organization of your choice.

Pallbearers will include: Barrett McClendon, Landon Turrubiarte, Ben Clark, Danny Haley, Rueben Duron, and Mark Murrell.

 


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