Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER – The Rev. Charles D. Abney, 91, of Wooster went home to be in the loving arms of Jesus on Thursday, December 23, 2010 in West View Manor Nursing Home.
He was born December 9, 1919 in Taylor Mines, Kentucky, the son of N.V. and Effie Beasley Abney.
He attended Clear Creek Bible College in Kentucky and served as a Pastor for 50 years. He served at Nold Avenue in Wooster, Bellville, Wilmont and Maple Grove Baptist Churches. He was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Wooster with J. C. Rickard serving as his Pastor. He held various positions in the Southern Baptist Conference and was an avid Kentucky Wildcat and St. Louis Cardinal fan. He served his country with the U.S. Army during WWII from 1941 to 1945 in the South Pacific. He came home from the war and married Mary Parks in 1945.
In addition to his wife of 65 years, Mary Parks Abney, he is survived by a daughter, Joan (Tom) Green of Wooster, grandchildren Amy Lynn (Chris) Candelaria of Los Angeles, California, Stacie Renee Green and Matt Moore of Lake Bluff, Illinois and a brother, Leon (Betty) of Beaver Dam, Kentucky.
He was preceded by his parents, his twin brother, R.C., brothers Leonis and Carlios Abney and sisters Helen Garrison, Loretta Abney, Hallie Frizzell and Geraldine Fuqua.
Friends will be received on Monday evening, December 27, 2010 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the McIntire, Davis and Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. at the West Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Bob Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Sherwood Memorials Garden.
Those who wish may make contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691

Memorial Contributions
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road Wooster Ohio 44691

Tuesday December 28, 2010 at 11:30 AM at West Hill Baptist Church

Monday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home


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