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Bruce James Abbott
  • In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the
  • Alzheimer's Foundation of America
    322 8th Ave., 7th floor
    New York, NY 10001

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J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel

3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway
Charleston, SC 29414
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“Bruce, I miss you. I miss the way you made me laugh. I miss trying new recipes!!! I miss the crew we all had at Willie's! ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Kristeena Gray - Franklin, NC

“Bruce, the stories you told me at the Maritime Center are priceless. I haven't been amazed nor laughed so hard in a long time. Before you left CHS we...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Carrie Lovejoy - Charleston, SC

“Sorry for your loss. May the GOD of all comfort, comfort you during this most difficult time. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Tolbert - SC

“My deepest sympathy to the family. May you have peace and comfort at this difficult time. Acts 17:26,27 ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: T - CO

“I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the Abbott family for the passing of Bruce. It's time like this that the loving promises of our...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“Bruce will be missed ... his sense of humor and laugh always shone through, no matter what. He took me from loving cruises to selling cruises, and I...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Carol Phillips Blue - Beaufort, SC

J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley ChapelPHONE: (843) 723-2524ACCT: 108007 Run on: Saturday, February 11, 2017Bruce James Abbott A Celebration of Life Service for Bruce James Abbott will be held Saturday February 11, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. To honor Bruce's fun-loving spirit, the family encourages friends to dress in their best casual island wear.

Bruce was born August 20, 1950 in Miami, Florida, son of the late Richard James Abbott and Mary Spain Abbott. He loved people and telling stories of his many travels and adventurous life. Bruce loved his family and was a proud father and grandfather.

He is survived by his two daughters, Lindsay Milligan of San Leandro, CA, Haley Abbott of Johns Island, SC; two sons-in-law, Bill Milligan and Aaron Kuchar; two brothers, Lance Abbott of Vancouver, CN, Dean Abbott of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and beloved grandson, James Milligan.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 7th floor, NY, NY 10001.