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Harry H. "Runt" Abel

January 28, 1923 — May 26, 2018

Harry H."Runt" Abel went to the arms of Jesus on May 26, 2018 at Monterey Care Center in Grove City, Ohio. He was the youngest son of Charles and Kate Ann (Dickey) Abel whom preceded him in death.

He married Erma “Ruthie” Reinier Abel on June 28, 1945 after his service in the United States Navy. She preceded him in death in 1995. Their Union produced a daughter Peggy Joyce (Abel) Dotson and son Harry Richard Abel, also deceased.

After his military service he worked at Crane Naval Station where he retired in 1978. He then worked for Orange County Highway Department and farmed.

He is preceded in death by siblings George Abel, Grace (Abel) McDonald, Cecil Abel, Paul “Pete” Abel, Lucille (Abel) Minton, Roxie (Abel) Ramey, Helen (Abel) Jones, Margie (Abel) Logsdon, Fred Abel and Maude (Abel) Rominger.

He is survived by daughter Peggy and son-in-law Edward Dotson of Grove City, Ohio, grandchildren Troy (Kahala) of Hawaii and Tracy (Shannon) of Groveport, Ohio; great grandchildren Alex (Claire) Dotson and Ava Dotson.

Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, May 31st, 2018 with visitation one hour prior at Ames Chapel Church with interment following in Ames Chapel Cemetery.

Friends may visit Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home French Lick, IN.

In lieu of flowers family request donations to Ames Chapel Cemetery Fund or Mt. Carmel Hospice 1144 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

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