Obituary of Joseph David Abney
EMC (SS) Joseph David Abney, June 10, 1940- June 4, 2019 went to meet his heavenly family on June 4, 2019. Born in Phoenix he grew up in Winslow, AZ. He leaves his wife Carolyn Jean Abney and daughters Marguerite Hensger of Tucson and Elizabeth Malivck of Glenshaw, PA; brother Louis Abney of Tucson: grandchildren Shawn Hensger of Pleasanton, CA; Carolyn Coleman of Las Vegas, NV; Matt Hensger of Tucson; Jessica Malivck of Van Nuys, CA and Emily Edgerton of Atlanta, GA and many cousins. He is predeceased by son Joseph II, sister Marguerite Abney and brother Col. Floyd Abney. Joseph spent 20 years in the Navy. He served on a submarine during his Naval career. He was part of the Bay of Pigs Offensive and other Cold War offensives. After retiring he worked for IBM in the model shop. He was an active volunteer for the Old Pueblo Trolley for many years laying track to motormen. A Memorial Visitation will be held Thursday, June 13 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. with military honors at 6:00 P.M. at Bring’s Broadway Chapel 6910 E. Broadway Blvd. A Mass will be held Friday, June 14, at 10:00 A.M. at Our Mother of Sorrows Parish 1800 S. Kolb Rd. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Old Pueblo Trolley Historical Division.