Steve Abbott, 60, of Elyria, passed away at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center on Thursday, July 10, 2014 after a sudden illness. He was born October 22, 1953 in Boise, Idaho and has lived in Elyria for the past two years, moving from North Ridgeville.
He worked as a machinist at V.R.C. Inc. for the 33 years. Steve loved to tinker, especially with electronics. He also enjoyed fishing, gardening, grilling out and riding his motorcycle, but nothing made him happier than enjoying life and having good times with his friends and family.
He is survived by his daughters, Monica (Terry Browning) Abbott of Elyria and Kelly Abbott of Elyria; step-son, Anthony Card of LaGrange; granddaughters, Ashley and Brianna Browning of Elyria; grandson, Jacob Johnson of North Ridgeville; girlfriend, Phyllis Slaughter of Elyria; former wife, Cheryl Abbott; and aunts, Marge and Arlene.
Steve was preceded in death by his daughter, Tracey Abbott; parents, Charles Neil and Wanda Lee (nee Welch) Abbott; first wife, Sheila Ann Abbott.
Funeral Services will be Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. in the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, where family will receive friends from 3 P.M. until time of services. Reverend Chuck Behrens will officiate. Interment will be private.