BEDFORD– Michael Argyle Abbott, 77, passed away Monday, November 13, 2023, at his residence.
Born October 7, 1946, in Furth, Germany, he was the son of Lt. Col. Argyle Campbell Abbott and Olga (Beymas) May.
Since Michael was the son of a military family he grew up in many places. He spent most of his time in Albuquerque and Truth or Consequences, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas. Michael graduated high school in Bloomington, IN. He earned his Master’s Degree in Social Services from Indiana University. Michael earned his LUCTF and sold life insurance with his step-dad, Robert May, in Bloomington. His love for the ocean sent him to Texas, Florida, and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina where he was one of the producers for time-share. Michael loved to travel, eat the cuisine of the area, and was blessed to be able to do so with his family.
Survivors include his sister, Lydia Ann (James “Jim”) Russell of Mitchell; step-sister, Deborah Jean May of Los Lunas, New Mexico; step-brother, Randy David (Shelley) May of Austin, Texas; nephew, Robert “Woody” Berentes of Crawfordsville, Indiana; niece, Lauren Michelle (Levi) Eads of Portland, Oregon; aunt, Ludmilla Brown of Eaton, Ohio; and cousin, Gera Kouznetsov of Wilmington, Delaware.
Michael’s parents; step-dad, Robert D. May; and cousin Elena V. Kusnetsova, preceded him in death.
Cremation was chosen with a Celebration of Life at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to The Gideon International.