Rodney Charles Abbott passed away suddenly May 30, 2018 in Henderson County. Rodney Charles Abbott of Eustace was born Aug. 31, 1987 in Corsicana. He was raised in Eustace and graduated from Eustace High School. After graduation he went into the Air Force and after serving four years with a tour in Afghanistan and North Carolina was honorably discharged. When he graduated from basic training he married his high school sweetheart, Lauren. They were married for ten years and have four children. Rodney was fun loving all his life and extremely competitive. He loved football, which he played in high school, even playing with broken bones. He cared for all his friends and would do anything for anybody. He was generous to a fault. He loved Gary Don Lemaster (his nephew), Bric Slampa, Drake Bentley, Collin Russell, Jacob Beardon, Waylon Whitlock, Jake Myers and Doug Quigg like brothers and he had many other friends. Rodney was preceded in death by his father Gary Clifford Abbott, his daughter Lilly Nicole Abbott, his grandparents Maurice and Terry Burroughs and Clifford and Hazel Abbott. His wife Lauren Abbott, sons Lathon, Rodney (JR) and Tripp Abbott and daughter Harper Abbott will miss him so much. He will be missed by his mother Terry Ann Grinie and his stepfather Samuel R. Grinie, mother- in-law Nancy Cravey and father-in-law Shannon (Droop) Cravey, brother Danny Abbott, sister Glenna Johnson and husband Brian Johnson, sister Brigette Abbott Smock, sister-inlaw Haley Cravey and husband Luke Bradley, many nieces and nephews will miss him also, Gary Don Lemaster, Rebekah Lemaster, Brandon Johnson, Danielle Abbott, Sterling, Cody Smock, Hannah Abbott, Brenda and Everly Bradley. He will always be in our hearts.