OBITUARY: Frank Abercrombie


Frank Abercrombie, age 91 of Lebanon, Tennessee, passed away on April 27, 2024.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Janice Abercrombie; parents, Leonard and Lorene Abercrombie; sons, Robert Wayne Abercrombie and Calvin Abercrombie; sisters, Clara Abercrombie and Marie (OJ) Labor; brothers, Ballard Abercrombie and Glen (Carvy) Abercrombie and cousin, Max Ballard.

He is survived by daughters, Noel (Roger) Tippett, Bertie (Steve) Russo; son Darroll Abercrombie; grandchildren, Jeremie (Donna) Abercrombie, Robert Abercrombie Jr., Aaron (Brittany) Russo, Carl Russo, Alyssa Tippett and Chaz Tippett; great-grandchildren, Olivia Abercrombie and Bailey Russo.

Frank was a retired Master Sergeant with the United States Army. He served 21 years with 3 years in active combat in the Korean War. He was a 50 year Shriner and a 32nd degree Mason, Comer Lodge No. 417 in Watertown. Frank was a member of College Hills Church of Christ. Mr. Abercrombie was an avid fisherman, loved tending to his garden, and was a devoted supporter of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team. He will be missed by his family and friends.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 1st from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with remarks and a closing prayer by John Grant at 5 p.m. at Partlow Funeral Chapel (602 South Cumberland St. Lebanon, TN). Services in Spring Hill, Alabama to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Pavilion Senior Living Activity Program (1409 Cornerstone Place, Lebanon, TN 37087).


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