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400 West Cherokee St
Post Office Box 428
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: 864-839-2334
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Willis McAbee Jr.

March 19, 1936 – July 20, 2017

Willis McAbee
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Obituary for Willis McAbee Jr.

Gaffney -- Willis McAbee Jr., 81, of 309 Starr Ridge Road, passed away Thursday, July 20th, 2017, at his residence.

Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Jessie Foster McAbee and the son of the late Willis McAbee Sr. and Viola Peterson McAbee. During his working life, Mr. McAbee worked as a farmer, as well as construction and textiles. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his wife, Mr. McAbee is survived by a son, Larry McAbee; two daughters, Linda Wynn and Becky Parker, all of Gaffney; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Mr. McAbee was preceded in death by his parents, a son, James, and several brothers and sisters.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 23rd, 2017, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney, 211 E. Frederick St., Gaffney, SC 29340. Funeral services will immediately follow in the Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney Chapel at 2:00 pm with Rev. Joe Sparks officiating. Interment will be in the McAbee Family Cemetery. Aaron Richardson, Drew Mode, Hunter Sutton, Brandon Parker, Patrick Casper, Daniel Mullinax, Zach Nixon, and JT Stanford will serve as pallbearers.

The family will be at the residence.

The Book of Memories is available at

Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney is serving the McAbee family.

First Visitation

When Sunday, July 23rd, 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney
211 E. Frederick St.
Gaffney, SC
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Service Information

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017, 2:00pm
Rev. Joe Sparks
Gordon Mortuary of Gaffney Chapel
211 E. Frederick St.
Gaffney, SC

Interment Information

McAbee Family Cemetery
305 Starr Ridge Road
Gaffney, South Carolina