Seth Abbott Jr., 89, of Plano TX, died June 5, 2012. He was with the 14th Armored Division in 1942, and after six weeks was promoted to sergeant, then transferred to the ASTP. He joined the 99th Division in Belgium in January 1945. He was wounded in combat near Cologne, Germany, and was awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. After the war, he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Survivors include his wife, Patricia; a son; three daughters; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Seth Abbott Jr.
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