James ‘Jim’ Abbott

James ‘Jim’ K. Abbott died peacefully at home, Jan. 10, 2018. He was born Sept. 17, 1926, in Bloomsburg.

He was predeceased by parents, Arthur M. and Rhea B. (Shuman) Abbott. He was married June 3, 2000, to the former Peggy Anne Lyter, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, two stepchildren, five grandchildren, nine step -grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He graduated from Lewistown High School Class of 1944. After serving in the Air Force, Jim matriculated at Dickinson College, Carlisle. He was inducted into the “Sports Hall of Fame” at Dickinson, lettering in baseball, basketball and football.

His entire career was with MVF, of Kennett Square. He retired in 1991 as vice president of sales.

Jim enjoyed golf and being a member of Kennett Square and Lewistown Country Club.

All services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the care of the Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan St., Lewistown.

Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.barrfh.com.