LINCOLN - James Michael "Mike" Abbott, 58, of Lincoln died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
He was born Oct. 24, 1948, in Lincoln, the son of James William and Katherine Harrison. He married Bobbi Hrehovcsik in 1971 in Lincoln.
Mr. Abbott graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 1966 and Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting in 1970. He earned his CPA certification in 1976 and personal financial specialist certification in 1996. He was the owner of J.M. Abbott & Associates and Pacesetter Financial Services.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Lincoln. He had been a member of Lincoln Elks Lodge 914 since 1979 and was a member of the Lincoln Elks Charitable Trust Board and Chamber of Commerce. He was a past President of the ALMH Foundation.
Survivors: wife, Bobbi; two sons, Andrew Michael and James Gregory Abbott, both of Carbondale; mother, Katherine Abbott of Lincoln; two sisters, Kathy (husband, Bill) Daunais of Madison, Conn., and Beth (husband, Dave) Eckert of Waukegan; three nieces; 10 nephews; and six great-nieces and great-nephews.
Cremation has been accorded.
Memorial services: for Mr. Abbott will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Elks Lodge 914. Burial will be at a later date.
Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.