Leo “Buddy” D. Abbe, Jr., age 84, was born January 23, 1934, in Dallas, TX, to his parents, Nell and Leo D. Abbe, Sr. He passed away December 2, 2018, in Waxahachie, TX.

Buddy was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ricky Abbe; and his grandson, Reece Abbe, Jr.

He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Betty J. Abbe; son, Reece Abbe of Decatur, TX; son, Randy Abbe and his wife, Misty of Garland, TX; daughter, Regina Gay and her husband, Hal of Garland, TX; daughter, Lori McLendon and her husband, Brent of Arlington, TX; step-daughter, Bettina Richardson and her husband, Terry of San Antonio, TX; step-daughter, Renae DuBose and her husband, Russ of Maypearl, TX; 14 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and his sister, Peggy Holder of Dallas, TX.

Funeral services are 10:30am, Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel. Visitation with the family is one hour prior to service at Jaynes Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Little Bethel Memorial Park, Duncanville, TX.