Richard Abels

Richard Abels

Richard Paul Abels


Rich was born in Chicago Illinos to Helen (Wamsley) and George Abels. He grew up in Indianapolis with his 8 brothers and sisters. He moved to Arizona in the 1970s and later enjoyed traveling to Alaska. In 1997 he married the love of his life Dawn and also took on the role of being an amazing dad to three children. Rich enjoyed making rustic furniture, hunting, being a Papa to 11 grandkids and just being a friend to everyone.

He is survived by Wife: Dawn Abels

Three children: Zachary (Michelle) Bond, Tara (Calvin) Baldwin and Jessica Keegan.

Mom: Helen Abels.

Sibilings: Therese Anderson, Raymond Abels, Debra Martin, Margaret Abels, Ronald Abels, Carol Gadberry and Barbara Abels.

Grandchildren: Landon, Emily, Killian, Atilana, Gavin, Brailey, Addison, Brooklyn, Scott, Kyle and Conner.

Also 24 Nieces and Nephews.

He is proceeded in death by his Father George W. Abels and sister Catherine Jones.

Please join us for a celebration of life at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Heber AZ on November 20th 2021 at 11am. Casual dress and luncheon. In leu of flowers please donate to for Parkinsons or in his name.

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