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John Hunter Abney

July 30, 1963 — October 16, 2023

Crawfordsville

John Hunter Abney, age 60, of Crawfordsville, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023 at his home. He was born July 30, 1963, in Crawfordsville to Mary Breedlove and Dewey “Dude” Abney.

He attended Southmont High School. John served in the army in the armored tank division from 1981 to 1984 and was stationed in Ft. Knox, KY. He worked at Sommers Metalcraft as a tool and die maker and supervisor for over 25 years.

John was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles. He loved riding his motorcycle, fishing, golfing, and being with friends and family.

He is survived by his sons, Dewey (Janetxi) Abney and Tommy (Cristan) Abney; his daughter, Kayla (Anthony) Roberts; two grandsons; five granddaughters; and his sisters Lisa (Terry) Clahan and Wanda Summers.

He is proceeded in death by his dad, Dewey “Dude” Abney; mom, Mary Breedlove; brothers, Jimmy Dillon, Vance Abney, and Clint Abney.

A visitation will be held at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Street in Crawfordsville on Saturday, October 21, 2023, from 11:00 am until the time of funeral service at 1:00 pm with Military Honors by the United States National Guard and Post 72 Honor Guard. Cremation will follow the service. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in John’s name to the American Legion Post 72, 101 Walter Remley Dr, Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933. Share memories and condolences online at www.SandersFuneralCare.com.

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